“P. Sherman, 42 Wallaby Way, Sydney!”. 7.2 Similar Polygons. Similarity. F. G. ABCD ~ EFGH. B. C. 5in. 3in. 72°. E. H. D. A. 6in. Similar Polygons: Polygons having corresponding angles congruent and corresponding sides proportional (denoted “~”).
“P. Sherman, 42 Wallaby Way, Sydney!”
ABCD ~ EFGH
Similar Polygons: Polygons having corresponding angles congruent and corresponding sides proportional (denoted “~”).
Similarity Ratio: The ratio of the lengths of corresponding sides in similar polygons.
Given LONM ~ QTSR below, find the value of x.
Determine whether the triangles are similar. If they are, write a similarity statement and give the similarity ratio.
GOLDEN RECTANGLE ACTIVITY!!!!
Golden Rectangle: A rectangle that can be divided into a square and a rectangle that is similar to the original rectangle. The Golden Ratio is ≈ 1.618
An artist plans to paint a picture. He wants the canvas to be a golden rectangle with its longer horizontal sides 30cm wide. How high should the canvas be?
“Onions have layers.”
HW 7.2: #2-12 even, 13-16,
THT: #1-4, 16, 18-25