Ch 15: ISTEP+ Grade 7 Math: Similar Figures

About This Chapter

Help your students review similar figures as they prepare for success on the ISTEP+ Grade 7 Math exam. You can use this chapter's study aids to go over types of similar figures and their applications.

ISTEP+ Grade 7 Math: Similar Figures - Chapter Summary

This chapter will ensure that your students are familiar with similar figures before they take the ISTEP+ Grade 7 exam. Our lively lessons were specifically designed to review:

  • Similar polygons and how they're constructed
  • Similar triangles and their applications
  • Ways to create and interpret scale drawings

Each lesson in this chapter includes an interactive quiz that will assist students in applying these mathematical concepts. Once these lessons and quizzes are completed, students can contact our expert instructors with any further questions they have.

7 Lessons in Chapter 15: ISTEP+ Grade 7 Math: Similar Figures
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What Are Polygons? - Definition and Examples

1. What Are Polygons? - Definition and Examples

Watch this video lesson to see how the shapes that you grew up with are all related. Learn why the shapes of bricks, stars, and street blocks are considered polygons while the sun, moon, and rolling hills are not.

Similar Polygons: Definition and Examples

2. Similar Polygons: Definition and Examples

Watch this video to learn what makes two polygons similar to each other. You'll also learn the one distinguishing aspect of similar polygons and see an example of how to compare two polygons.

Constructing Similar Polygons

3. Constructing Similar Polygons

This lesson will teach you how to construct similar polygons, which are very useful in many quantitative fields. You'll learn that all of this has something to do with, of all things, snowflakes!

How to Identify Similar Triangles

4. How to Identify Similar Triangles

Similar triangles have the same characteristics as similar figures but can be identified much more easily. Learn the shortcuts for identifying similar triangles here and test your ability with a quiz.

Applications of Similar Triangles

5. Applications of Similar Triangles

Similar triangles are used to solve problems in everyday situations. Learn how to solve with similar triangles here, and then test your understanding with a quiz.

How to Read and Interpret Scale Drawings

6. How to Read and Interpret Scale Drawings

Watch this video lesson to learn how scale drawings and legends are used on maps and blueprints. Learn skills that will serve you well when traveling and when looking at the blueprints of a car.

Scale Drawing Using Proportional Reasoning

7. Scale Drawing Using Proportional Reasoning

Scale drawings are useful for viewing and analyzing very large or small figures in the world around us. This lesson will explain how to use proportional reasoning to create scale drawings and use those drawings in real-world problem solving.

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