Similar Triangles

Ellen Billingham
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GCSE Maths (Year 8 Shape, Space and Measures 2) Quiz on Similar Triangles, created by Ellen Billingham on 05/08/2013.

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Question 1

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What are the two rules for shapes to be similar?
Answer
  • All corresponding sides must be in the same proportion.
  • The rotation of the two shapes must be the same.
  • The shapes must not be touching.
  • All corresponding angles must be equal.
  • The sides of the two shapes must be parallel.

Question 2

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For triangles to be similar, do you have to prove both conditions?
Answer
  • Yes
  • No

Question 3

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If two triangles have all of their angles the same, are they similar?
Answer
  • Yes
  • No

Question 4

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What is the first step to working out a missing side to one of the triangles?
Answer
  • Prove the triangles' similarity
  • Find the ratio of the corresponding sides

Question 5

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What is the second step?
Answer
  • Prove the triangles' similarity
  • Find the ratio of the corresponding sides

Question 6

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If two triangles look the same on a paper, does that mean they are similar?
Answer
  • Yes
  • No
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