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Solve Problems Using Similar Triangles

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Videos, worksheets, stories and solutions to help Grade 8 students learn about solving problems using similar triangles.

How to solve problems that involve similar triangles?
1. Sketch a diagram of the problem, identifying the similar triangles.
2. Set up the proportion.
3. Cross multiply.
4. Divide.

Word Problems with Similar Triangles and Proportions
Similarity Word Problems
Use the properties of similar triangles to find the missing side lengths of triangles of a word problem

Applying Similar Triangles part 1
Setup prove and solve similar triangles
Applying Similar Triangles part 2
Setup prove and solve similar triangles

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