Search
Create
Log in
Sign up
Log in
Sign up
Stretching and Shrinking
STUDY
Flashcards
Learn
Write
Spell
Test
PLAY
Match
Gravity
Terms in this set (12)
adjacent sides
Two sides that meet at a vertex. In this rectangle, sides QR and RS are _________ because they meet at vertex R.
corresponding angles
_________ have the same relative position in similar figures. In the pair of similar figures shown, angle ABC and angle DEF are _________.
corresponding sides
_________ have the same relative position in similar figures. In the similar shapes shown, side AB and side DE are _________.
equivalent ratios
Ratios whose fraction representations are equivalent are called _________.
image
The figure that results from some transformation of a figure. It is often of interest to consider what is the same and what is different about a figure and its _________.
midpoint
A point that divides a line segment into two segments of equal length. In the figure shown, M is the _________ of the segment AB.
nested triangles
Triangles that share a common angle are sometimes called _________. In the figure shown, triangle ABC and triangle ADE are _________.
proportion
An equation stating that two ratios are equal.
ratio
A comparison of two quantities expressed with a phrase such as '4 to 1' which means '4 for every 1.' Such comparisons are often written as common fractions and in the special notation 4 : 1.
scale drawing
An image of a figure that is similar to the original.
scale factor
The number used to multiply the lengths of a figure to stretch or shrink it to a similar image. If we use a _________ of 3, all lengths in the image are 3 times as long as the corresponding lengths in the original.
similar
_________ figures have corresponding angles of equal measure and the ratios of each pair of corresponding sides are equivalent.
YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE...
Numbers & Animals Vocabulary | Everyday Traditional Mandarin Chinese
Chineasy
$2.99
STUDY GUIDE
Geometry-Chapter 3 Vocabulary
19 terms
corey-lewis
Stretching and Shrinking Vocabulary #12
12 terms
Laura_Muys
Chapter 3 math terms
19 terms
DillonSpears
OTHER SETS BY THIS CREATOR
What Do You Expect?
16 terms
Jennifer_Rice
Moving Straight Ahead
12 terms
Jennifer_Rice
Comparing and Scaling
11 terms
Jennifer_Rice
Shapes and Designs
16 terms
Jennifer_Rice
THIS SET IS OFTEN IN FOLDERS WITH...
Accentuate the Negative
15 terms
Jennifer_Rice
Stretching and Shrinking
12 terms
Samantha_Kuzniar
Stretching and Shrinking Unit Review
12 terms
katieheerspink
russian pronunciation
33 terms
GaeilgeEnglish