Similarity of Triangles in Numeric Problems
In this triangle worksheet, students observe similar triangles and use ratios to determine the missing length of one side of a triangle. This one-page worksheet contains ten problems.
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Similar Right Triangles and Trig Ratios
Is it possible to be the same yet different? Absolutely! The activity asks learners to explore the relationships between side ratios of triangles they have drawn. Because individuals all draw a triangle with the same angle measures, they...
9th - 11th Math CCSS: Designed
Geometry: Transformations, Congruence, and Similarity
Rigid motions are to congruence as what are to similarity? Investigate properties of rigid motions and define congruence in terms of rigid motions with the ninth chapter of a 10-part eighth grade workbook series. The lesson then prompts...
7th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed
Deciphering Word Problems in Order to Write Equations
Help young mathematicians crack the code of word problems with this three-lesson series on problem solving. Walking students step-by-step through the process of identifying key information, creating algebraic equations, and finally...
5th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Special Relationships Within Right Triangles—Dividing into Two Similar Sub-Triangles
Why are right triangles so special? Pupils begin their study of right triangles by examining similar right triangles. Verifying through proofs, scholars recognize the three similar right triangles formed by drawing the altitude. Once...
9th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed
Fraction and Decimal Word Problems No Problem!
Searching for a way to improve young mathematicians' problem solving skills? Look no further. This comprehensive collection of word problem worksheets has exactly what you need to help students apply their understanding of fractions,...
4th - 7th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Proofs into Practice: The Pythagorean Theorem in the Real World
As an introduction to the lesson, learners verify the Pythagorean theorem with a hands-on proof. Then, pupils use the theorem to determine whether three side lengths could form a right triangle and choose one of two real-life situations...
8th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed