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Proportion
A part, share, or number considered in comparative relation to a whole
Similar Figure
Figures that have the same shape but not necessarily the same size.
two figures that have the same shape, but not necessarily the same size
Similarity Ratio
Two similar figures is the ratio of any
pair of corresponding sides.
The ratio of the lengths of corresponding sides
similarity statement
A statement asserting that two figures are similar
AA
When two triangles have corresponding angles that are congruent
SAS
When two triangles have corresponding angles that are congruent and corresponding sides with identical ratios
SSS
When two triangles have corresponding sides with identical ratios
Midsegment
A segment with endpoints that are the midpoints of two sides of a triangle
Angle Bisector Theorem
A ray whose endpoint is the vertex of the angle and is located in the interior of the angle. It separates a given angle into two angles with equal measure.
Side Splitter Corollary
If three or more parallel lines cut two transversals, then the two transversals are cut proportionally
Perimeter Ratio
The perimeters of two similar triangles is in the ratio
Area Ratio
the total square feet of a building divided by the total square feet
Side Splitter Theorem
A line is parallel to a side of a triangle and intersect the other two sides
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