Apply Properties of Similar Polygons. VII-3. Similar Polygons. If two polygons are similar, their corresponding angles are congruent and the lengths of corresponding sides are in proportion.
5x = 120
x = 24
In the diagram below, ABCD and EFGH are similar. What is the length of AD?
In photography, the shape of the final picture is similar to the shape of the negative. What will be the width of the final picture made from the negative shown in the diagram below?
Width = ?
ABCD~EFGH. What is the value of y?
What is the length of segment AE?
a. 3 feet
b. 5.3 feet
c. 9 feet
d. 15 feet
If the triangles are similar, then corresponding sides are proportional.
Find corresponding sides.
If you multiply the given dimension (2 x5) by 3, you get (6 x 15)
Which of these dimensions form a rectangle similar to a rectangle with a width of 2 centimeters and a length of 7 centimeters?
a. 7 centimeters by 12 centimeters
b. 8 centimeters by 28 centimeters
c. 4 centimeters by 49 centimeters
d. 3 centimeters by 14 centimeters