 #  Two figures are similar if…  1.) Their corresponding angles are congruent  2.) The corresponding sides are PROPORTIONAL!!! 5 in A B C D 4 in 10 in.

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 Two figures are similar if…  1.) Their corresponding angles are congruent  2.) The corresponding sides are PROPORTIONAL!!! 5 in A B C D 4 in 10 in G J H K 8 in

 Scale Factor: The ratio of the new image to the original image. H AT 6cm 9cm 6cm P E Q 2cm 3cm 2cm

QU DA 3 in x 6 in HE L P 18 in 24 in30 in

Scale Drawing: An enlarged or reduced drawing that is similar to the actual object. Scale: The ratio of the distance in the drawing to the corresponding actual distance. Example: The scale of a map is 1 inch: 20 miles. If the distance between two towns on a map is 8.5 inches, how far apart are the two towns? set up a proportio n and solve

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