# Is "SSA" Legit? What Do You Think?

- Author:
- Aaron Dankman, Tim Brzezinski

- Topic:
- Triangles

*So far, we've learned a few theorems that help us prove two triangles congruent. Recall these theorems are:*

**The SSS Theorem The SAS Theorem The ASA Theorem**Yet, what about

**"SSA"**? Follow along below to develop a complete argument.

SSA: I**f we have 2 sides and a "non-included" angle of one triangle congruent to 2 sides and a "non-included" angle of another triangle, can we conclude that the two triangles are congruent**? Explain precisely why or why not.