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Geometry: Ratios of Similar Figures
by Texas Instruments

Published on August 25, 2011

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.