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How do you figure out if polygons are simliar?

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  1. anonymous
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    by the number of sides

  2. anonymous
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    they will have equal ratios between the polygons

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    ie,side ratio will be constant

  4. anonymous
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    see the no of sides if they are equal

  5. anonymous
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    So if the length and sides are equal than they should be simalar?

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    side ratio should be constant

  7. anonymous
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    for all the sides

  8. anonymous
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    basically if you have one polygon where all of the sides are 10 and the same shape where all of the sides are 5 then they are similar because if you can multiply the sides of the smaller one by one number (2) to get all of the sides to match up with the larger one

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    thats what i said..... side ratio must be constant

  10. nowhereman
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    That is not sufficient. This only holds for triangles. For other polygons you have to check that the inner angles are the same!

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