Understanding Slope Using Similar Triangles


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Which of the following is NOT a definition of slope?

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1. Triangle ABC and triangle ADE are nested right triangles sharing the point A. If the slope of segment AC is 5/3, what is the slope of line segment AE?

2. Which statement is NOT true about similar triangles?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

How much do you know about slope using similar triangles? Figure this out and practice working with similar triangles using the quiz and worksheet.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You can test your understanding of:

  • The definition of slope
  • Facts about similar triangles
  • Finding the slope of a hypotenuse
  • How to find the slope of line segments

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on slope and similar triangles
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about working with line segments and slope
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about characteristics of similar triangles and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Understanding Slope Using Similar Triangles is a lesson you can use any time to review more about these topics:

  • Examples of slope
  • Using similar triangles to find slope
  • How slope can be represented