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How to Identify Similar Triangles

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Is triangle ABC similar to triangle DEF?

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1. Conclude whether triangle BEN is similar to triangle MAT.

2. Determine if triangle VEZ is similar to triangle MAG.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Taking a look at how to determine triangle similarity with minimal calculations, this quiz and corresponding worksheet will help you gauge your knowledge of identifying similar triangles. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include understanding how to identify similar triangles in given problems.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • Various similar triangle problems

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will let you practice the following skills:

  • Interpreting information - verify you can read information regarding triangles that are similar by angle-angle and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about triangles that are similar by side-angle-side
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve various similar triangle identification problems

Additional Learning

To learn more about whether a different triangle is the same regardless of size, review the corresponding lesson How to Identify Similar Triangles. This lesson will help you:

  • Define what a similar figure is
  • Understand how similar triangles are a type of similar figure
  • Identify the three triangle similarity theorems
  • Show the properties of angles and sides needed for a triangle to be similar
  • Appreciate the triangles that have congruent corresponding angles
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