This Are All Circles Similar? lesson plan also includes:
Dilated pupils, the way to prove circles are similar. Using the knowledge of dilations of polygons, class members learn how to dilate a circle to show that it is similar to any other circle. The teacher guides the class through a proof showing that two general circles are similar using transformations.
- Have the class determine if other figures are all similar
- The class should know how to construct dilations using a straightedge and string
- Individuals should understand how to interpret translations using vector notation
- Includes suggested timings for the different segments of the lesson
- Contains an answer key