Algebra 1 2-8 Guided Practice: Proportions and Similar Figures

by Matthew Richardson

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Solve It! A sailboat and an accurate model of the boat are shown. How many feet long is the model sailboat? Enter only a number.

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Explain your reasoning.

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Vocabulary: Define similar figures your own words.

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Problem 1 Got It?

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Problem 2 Got It? Create a diagram on the canvas to represent the scenario. Remember that you can insert pictures of objects -- like a man, a flagpole, a shadow, etc. -- instead of drawing them all. Be sure to label all important information.

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Problem 2 Got It? A man who is 6 ft tall is standing next to a flagpole. The shadow of the man is 3.5 ft and the shadow of the flagpole is 17.5 ft. What is the height of the flagpole?

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Problem 3 Got It? The distance from Jacksonville to Gainsville on the map is about 0.6 in. What is the actual distance from Jacksonville to Gainsville?

About 52 miles

About 66 miles

About 34 miles

About 27 miles

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Problem 4 Got It? A scale model of a building is 6 in. tall. The scale of the model is 1 in. : 50 ft. How tall is the building?

300 ft

100 ft

8.33 ft

3600 ft

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