How to Use Similar Triangles to Solve Problems?

Answer Similar triangles are essentially magnifications or miniatures of each other: triangles that have proportional (but not necessarily equal) side lengths and identical angle measures. If you can prov... Read More »

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How to Prove Similar Triangles?

Proving similar triangles refers to a geometric process by which you provide evidence to determine that two triangles have enough in common to be considered similar. Once you are familiar enough wi... Read More »

How to Calculate Similar Triangles?

Similar triangles are triangles of different physical size, but the ratios or the relationship between the sides are the same on both triangles. Because the ratios are the same, you can use the rat... Read More »

How to Find Similar Right Triangles?

Similar right triangles are triangles that have congruent angles and proportional sides, which means that both triangles are composed of the same angles but one triangle has sides larger or smaller... Read More »

How to Find Measures of Similar Triangles?

Triangles are three-sided polygons. Similar triangles have equal corresponding angles. The corresponding sides are proportional but have different lengths. You can find the missing sides by form... Read More »