He ōrite te āhua me te rahi o ētahi wāhanga e rua o tētahi mea. Ina weheruatia taua mea, ka taea tētahi wāhanga te whakanoho mārire ki tētahi. Hei tauira, he hangarite te pūmatua 'A', nā te mea he ōrite ngā taha e rua.
Two parts of an object are the same shape and size. If the object is divided in half, one part will ﬁt exactly onto the other. As an example, the capital letter 'A' is symmetrical because both sides are similar.
E rua ngā rārangi hangarite whakaata o ēnei āhua: