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The Basics of Similarity
Oh, shapes, how do we compare thee? Let us count the ways. 1. You could be congruent.2. You could be similar.3. You could be totally unrelated.Okay, that's enough.Let's talk more about being simila...
Similarity in Triangles
Similar triangles, like all similar polygons, have congruent angles but proportional sides. This means, of course, that if we write ratios comparing their side lengths, the ratios will be equivalen...
Proving Triangle Similarity
Imagine you've been caught up in a twister that deposits you and your little dog in the middle of a strange new land. In order to get home, you must prove that two triangles are similar. How will y...
Ack!Hey, chill. Take a deep breath and look at the bigger picture, and you'll see that the monsters of geometry aren't quite that scary.The world is full of plenty of transformations, processes tha...
Similarity in Other Polygons
Triangles, triangles, triangles! Why do they get all the attention?It's so hard being the younger sibling of the strongest and most stable shape there is. How about some love for the rest of the sh...
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