# Discovering Similar Triangles

Discovering Similar Triangles
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This lesson contains 12 slides, with interactive quizzes and text slides.

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Discovering Similar Triangles

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Learning Objective
Understand the concept of similar triangles and how to identify them.

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What are Similar Triangles?
Similar triangles have the same shape but not necessarily the same size. Their corresponding angles are equal, and their corresponding sides are in proportion.

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Properties of Similar Triangles
The corresponding angles of similar triangles are congruent, and the corresponding sides are in proportion.

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Identifying Similar Triangles
To identify similar triangles, you can use angle-angle similarity, side-angle-side similarity, or side-side-side similarity.

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Scale Factor
The ratio of the lengths of the corresponding sides of two similar triangles is called the scale factor.

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Applications of Similar Triangles
Similar triangles are used in various real-life scenarios such as map scaling, shadow problems, and indirect measurements.

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Solving Problems with Similar Triangles
You can use the properties of similar triangles to solve for unknown side lengths and angles in geometric problems.

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Conclusion
After this lesson, you should feel confident in identifying similar triangles and applying their properties to solve problems.

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Write down 3 things you learned in this lesson.

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Have students enter three things they learned in this lesson. With this they can indicate their own learning efficiency of this lesson.
Write down 2 things you want to know more about.

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Here, students enter two things they would like to know more about. This not only increases involvement, but also gives them more ownership.