Similar Triangles 2

Pupils use a parallelogram containing intersecting line segments to identify two similar triangles. They justify the similarity and use it to find a missing length.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Conduct a review of the properties of parallelograms
Classroom Considerations

  • Individuals should be comfortable solving proportions
  • Requires knowledge of methods to prove two triangles are similar
Pros

  • Contains examples of student work
  • Includes suggestions to address misconceptions
Cons

  • None
Common Core