Algebra 1 2-8 Guided Practice: Proportions and Similar Figures
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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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Take Note: Define similar figures.
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Take Note: Create an example pair of similar figures on the canvas.
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Take Note: Type the symbol for similar to.
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Take Note: What does it mean for angles to be congruent?
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Take Note: Create an example pair of congruent angles on the canvas.
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Take Note: Type the symbol for congruent to.
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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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Take Note: Define scale drawing.
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Take Note: Define scale [of a scale drawing].
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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?
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Take Note: Define scale model.
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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?
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Take Note: Summarize the mathematical content of this lesson. What topics, ideas, and vocabulary were introduced?