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Use your understanding of similar figures to solve the problems below. For help, see Similar Triangles and Other Shapes.

1. Complete the sentences to show which sides correspond on the similar rectangles below. (the figure has not been rotated or reflected)

Two similar figures

Side AB corresponds to EF

Side BD corresponds to FH

Side CD corresponds to GH

Side AC corresponds to EG

2. Complete the sentences below to show which sides correspond on the similar figures below.

two similar rectangles with cut-outs

Side AB corresponds to GE

Side BD corresponds to EF

Side CD corresponds to HF

Side AC corresponds to GH

3. Each pair of rectangles below are similar. Calculate the values of dimension x.

two similar rectangles with dimensions marked

x = 6

x = 4 two similar rectangles with dimensions marked

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Related Resources

The various resources listed below are aligned to the same standard, (8G04) taken from the CCSM (Common Core Standards For Mathematics) as the Geometry Worksheet shown above.

Understand that a two-dimensional figure is similar to another if the second can ...

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Worksheets

Similar to the above listing, the resources below are aligned to related standards in the Common Core For Mathematics that together support the following learning outcome:

Understand congruence and similarity using physical models, transparencies, or geometry software

 

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