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Similar Triangles

For Students 9th - 10th
Although a rather complicated topic, this video manages to clearly explain the concept of solving problems involving similar triangles. It employs problem solving to determine whether two figures are similar triangles. In addition, it...
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Similar Triangles (Part 2)

For Students 9th - 10th
Building on concepts in the first part of the series on similar triangles, installment number two explores how to find the values for given angles in a triangle. These problems are solved by using algebra and ratios. A step-by-step...
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Identifying Similar Triangles

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Math whizzes work with angle sums and exterior angles to figure out the measure of other angles. This particular publication provides comprehensive support in the form of an anticipatory activity, questions designed to prompt discussion,...
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How Do You Solve a Problem Using Indirect Measurement with Shadows?

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Using indirect measurement, this video shows viewers how to find the height of a flagpole. The lecturer employs drawings as well as proportions to solve this problem, explaining each step. A useful resource to aid struggling learners and...
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How Do You Solve a Problem Using Indirect Measurement with Shadows?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Using indirect measurement, this video shows viewers how to find the height of a flagpole. The lecturer employs drawings as well as proportions to solve this problem, explaining each step. A useful resource to aid struggling learners and...
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Mathematics Within: Slope and Triangles

For Teachers 8th - 10th Standards
Learners discover a method for determining the slope of a line by creating and comparing similar triangles. They fold coordinate grids to make three similar triangles then measure the sides to compare the relationships between the...
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Similar Triangles and Trapezoids, and Circles

For Students 9th - 12th
High schoolers answer two problems involving area of shaded regions. High schoolers then answers six questions involving perimeter, area, and circumferences. The remaining two questions involve ratios of similar figures.
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How Do You Find Missing Measurements of Similar Figures Using a Scale Factor?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Similar figures have corresponding sides and corresponding angles. With this in mind, missing values can be found by using a scale factor. Not sure how to do that? Watch this video as the instructor illustrates how to set up the known...
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Unit 5: Worksheet 3 - Similar Triangles

For Students 8th - 9th
In this similar triangles worksheet, students use proportions to solve for the missing sides of similar triangles. This two-page worksheet contains 16 multi-step problems.
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Zome System

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Get hundreds of interactive activity plans using the Zome Modeling System. Among dozens of lessons, a first exposure to similar triangles can be very visual for the learner. Here, young geometers explore the number of different shapes...
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Geometric Applications

For Teachers 8th - 9th
In this geometry worksheet, pupils solve 5 word problems. Each of the problems involves finding one side of a right triangle. Story problems relate the Pythagorean Theorem to building ramps, shadows, and the length of a banner.
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Kuta Software - Infinite Geometry: Similar Triangles

For Students 9th - 12th
In this similar triangles instructional activity, students solve 20 short answer problems. Students determine if two given triangles are similar.  Students determine the type of similarity given two triangles. Students are given a sketch...
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Glencoe - Proportions and Similar Triangles

For Students 9th - 12th
In this proportions and similar triangles learning exercise, students solve 14 multiple choice problems. Students find unknown sides of similar triangles using proportions. Students multiply means and extremes to solve proportions.
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A Geometry Worksheet - Similar Triangles

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
In this similar triangles worksheet, high schoolers find the scale factor of 6 sets of similar triangles. Students find the scale factor of two similar triangles given a sketch with measurements. High schoolers use proportions to find a...
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Chapter 8 Extra Problems Worksheet: Similar Triangles

For Students 9th - 12th
In this similar triangles worksheet, learners solve 6 similar triangles. Students use proportions to solve similar triangles and similar rectangles.
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Indirect Measurement with Similar Triangles

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners use similar triangles to find missing heights.  In this using similar triangles to find missing heights lesson, students use proportions to find the heights of missing side lengths.  Learners find the height of trees and...
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Similar Triangles and Proportions

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Pupils investigate similar triangles and proportions as they make conjectures about the length of sides of similar triangles. For this instructional activity, have your class construct similar triangles using Cabri Jr so that they share...
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Angular Size and Similar Triangles

For Students 8th - 10th
In this angular size and similar triangles worksheet, students use the properties of similar triangles and the ratios of sides to solve for unknowns in given diagrams.
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Measurement of Objects Using Similar Triangles in The Plane

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students use similar triangles and a sight tool to find the height and distance between large objects. In this similar triangles lesson plan, students use a constructed sight tool to measure the distance and height of an object using an...
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Similar Polygons and Triangles Review

For Students 9th - 12th
In this similar polygons and triangles review instructional activity, students solve 33 short answer problems. Students determine if two given polygons are similar. Students explain the type of similarity if they find two polygons to be...
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Similar Triangles Multiple Choice

For Students 8th - 10th
For this triangle relationships worksheet, students identify measurements in similar and congruent triangles. Each problem features a drawing of two or more triangles. Students identify missing measurements. There are 5 multiple choice...
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Similar Triangles - Applied Problems

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars differentiate between similar and congruent triangles. In this geometry lesson, students identify the angles of triangles using the similarity theorem. They apply concepts of triangles to the real world.
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Similar Triangles

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students differentiate between similar and congruent triangles. In this geometry lesson, students identify the missing side and angle of a triangle. They identify the different ratio and proportion of the sides of a triangle.
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Identify Similar Figures

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Students explore the concept of similar figures. In this similar figures lesson, students develop the idea that similar figures are a different size but the same shape by comparing similar rectangles. Students use patty paper to trace...