Proportions in Triangles: Side-Splitter Theorem

Students explore the concept proportions.  For this proportions lesson, students construct a triangle using Cabri Jr.  Students construct a smaller triangle within their big triangle.  Students determine the relationship of the smaller triangle to the big triangle.  Students use the side-splitter theorem to find the missing length of a triangle.

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9th - 12th
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Math
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