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Basic Geometry

Basic Geometry

Similar Figures Exercises

Example 1

JKLM ~= NOPQ What are m ∠ K and m of line MJ?

Trapezoids

Example 2

Triangle RST ~ Triangle UVW. Find the length of sides ST and VU. Round to the nearest hundredths place.

Triangles RST and UVW

Example 3

The sun casts a 23 foot shadow on a flagpole. You are 5 feet 3 inches and cast an 11 foot shadow. Approximately how tall is the flagpole? Round to the nearest hundredths place.

flagpole

Example 4

One square has side lengths of 5 cm, and a diagonal ≅ 7.07 cm. Another square has side lengths of 8 cm. What is the length of its diagonal?

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