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Solving for Unknown Sides of Similar Triangles
Common Core: 7.G.1 G.SRT.5

Solving for Unknown Sides of Similar Triangles

Author: Craig Coletta

This lesson will provide examples that demonstrate how to solve for unknown sides of similar triangles.

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Given that two triangles are similar, how can you calculate the length of a side of one of the triangles if the sides of the other are given? The trick is keeping everything in proportion.