Similarity of Triangles

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Similarity of Triangles:

Similarity of Triangles

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Triangles are similar if their corresponding (matching) angles are congruent and the ratio of their corrresponding sides are in proportion. The name for this proportion is the similarity of ratio.

What is the similarity ratio?:

The similarity ratio is the proportion that you get when you divide any corresponding side of one triangle by its corresponding side in other similar triangle. What is the similarity ratio?

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These two triangles have similarity ratio of ½ or of 2 it depends on which triangle’s sides you put in the numerator . As long as you remain consistent, your similarity ratio will hold true.

To find similarity ratio::

Match a pair of corresponding sides. Simply divide the one side by the other. This ratio is what you want. To find similarity ratio:

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