Education Technology

Constructing Similar Triangles

Published on 08/27/2010

Activity Overview

Students investigate three different methods of constructing similar triangles.

Key Steps

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    Students will dilate triangle PQR around center C with scale factor 2.

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    Students should perform a dilation on triangle PQR with center of dilation C and scale factor –2.

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    Students will contruct and measure a line that is parallel to QR.