# Congruent Symbol (≅)

The (congruent) symbol is used in geometry to state that two shapes are indentical to eachother. For example, the congruent symbol is typically used in an expression like this:

In plain language, this means the triangle defined by the points , and is congruent to the triangle defined by the points , and .

Symbol Format Data
Unicode
8773
TeX
\cong
SVG