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Ratios of Similar Figures

Published on 08/25/2011

Activity Overview

Students explore the ratio of perimeter, area, surface area, and volume of similar figures in two and three dimensional figures.

Key Steps

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    In this activity, students will discover the ratios of similar figures. In Problems 1 and 2, they are asked several questions about the ratios of two-dimensional figures.

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    As an extension, students will discover the ratios of similar three-dimensional figures.