Name:
Similar Triangles Activity
Similar Triangles
A
B
C
Q
R
P
50
100
30
o
o
o
50
100
30
o
o
o
C
A
B
F
E
D
1.
What must be true in order for triangles DEF and ABC to be similar? Be very specific about the
properties of the angles and sides of these two triangles.
2.
If triangles CBA and RQP are similar, what can you say about the ratios of their corresponding
sides? Write the proportions.