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Part I: Create two similar triangles. Label your triangles and write the corresponding similarity statement. Describe, using complete sentences, the side lengths of the two triangles you created.
Part II: Explain, using complete sentences, why these triangles are similar.
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Part I: Create two similar triangles. Label your triangles and write the corresponding similarity statement. Describe, using complete sentences, the side lengths of the two triangles you created. Part II: Explain, using complete sentences, why these triangles are similar.
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MertsjBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
What does it mean to say that two triangles are similar?
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chrisjr1028Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
IDK! i need help please!
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SweetRascalBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Third side. Two triangles are said to be similar if ... The corresponding sides of similar triangles have lengths ... Using right triangles and the concept of similarity,
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MertsjBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
If two triangles are similar, they have the same shape but not the same size.
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MertsjBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
So now we must label them and write the similarity statement.
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MertsjBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
When you write the similarity statement, corresponding parts must be in the same order. So we would write: dw:1326222700581:dw
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MertsjBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
To describe the sides we would say that the ratio of side AB to side DE is equal to the ratio of side BC to side EF which is equal to the ratio of side AC to side DF.
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chrisjr1028Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
i need side lengths thow...
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MertsjBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
I don't think you do. It said to describe the side lengths not to say what they are.
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chrisjr1028Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
but how do you prove that they ar e similar then?
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MertsjBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
And the description is that corresponding sides are proportional or that they have the same ratio which is another way of saying the same thing.
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MertsjBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
We do not have to prove they are similar. It said to draw two similar triangles. Not to prove that two triangles are similar.
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MertsjBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
The reason for this assignment is to see if you know what similar triangles are and how they look and how to write the similarity statement and if you know that the corresponding sides have the same ratio.
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chrisjr1028Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
but if you look at the end of the question, it says describe the side lengths of the triangles you have created
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MertsjBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
Ok. I'm going to try something else to get you to understand. Hang on. I have to make a drawing.
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chrisjr1028Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
i have to prove ihave done the work.......idk what to d0
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MertsjBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
Now look at those triangles. What must you do to side DE to get side AB?
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MertsjBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
And what must you do to side EF to get side BC?
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MertsjBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
And what must you do to side DF to get AC?
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chrisjr1028Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
you double it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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MertsjBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
Exactly. That means that if you put 10/5 that is the same as 12/6 which is the same as 8/4
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MertsjBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
That's the way similar triangles always are.
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MertsjBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
If you divide the corresponding sides you always get the same number.
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MertsjBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
And that is the description of the lengths of the sides of similar triangles.
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MertsjBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
That's all you have to do for the description.
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chrisjr1028Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
THANK YOU SO MUCH DUDE!
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MertsjBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
You still have to do part 1 where you draw the picture and write the similarity statement.
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MertsjBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
Also you need to know that in similar triangles, the corresponding angles are congruent.
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chrisjr1028Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
i know i am doing that now. But for the lengths i just write " the triangles are half the lengths of the other"?????
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chrisjr1028Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
im confused abou tthat part. \
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chrisjr1028Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
for the lengths i just write " the triangles are half the lengths of the other"?????
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MertsjBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
You mean that I am female and not male? Dude is a masculine term.
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MertsjBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
This is the last time I am going to tell you this: In similar triangles corresponding sides have equal ratios.
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chrisjr1028Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
whatever..thanks for the help. Have a good life owlet.
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MertsjBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
Describe for me the shirt you have on.
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MertsjBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
Are you going to answer me? I'm trying to help you understand that to describe the lengths of the sides, you don't have to tell how long the sides are.
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