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November 28, 2014

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Brain freezer a.k.a. MATH
What does a scale factor between two similar figures tell you about the relationships between the length and area measures of the figures? The relationship is that you use the l&w to find the scale factor. you can make L&W ratios for each figure, then you divide both of the ...
January 4, 2007 by Crystal

7th grade math
Sue Thank you I understand how to do those problems. I have one last question: Is this true or false: If the scale factor between two similar shapes is 1, the the two shapes are the same size. (Note If two similar figures have a scale factor of 1, they are congruent).
October 28, 2009 by DIANE

math
if two polygons are similar,how can you find the scale factor from one polygon to the other?show specific examples.describe how you find the scale factor from the smaller figure to the enlarged figure.then,describe how you find the scale factor from the larger figure to the ...
November 15, 2006 by chemiii

Geometry
How do you find the scale factor for similar figures?
January 11, 2010 by Anonymous

math HELP SOS
If two polygons are similar,how can you find the scale factor from one polygon to the other?Show specific examples.Describe how you find the scale factor from the smaller figure to the enlarged figure.Then,describe how you find the scale factor from the larger figure to the ...
November 15, 2006 by chemiii

MATH URGENT!
Ok I don't understand how to find similar figures when using proportions. Can someone explain it to me? Two figures that have the same shape are said to be similar. When two figures are similar, the ratios of the lengths of their corresponding sides are equal. To determine if ...
April 24, 2007 by Ashley

math help!!!
what does the scale factor bestween two similar figures tell you about the given measurments? side lengthes perimeters areas Maybe they are pfroportional see Drwiz's answer to your last question, the answer can be found there
November 15, 2006 by chemiii

geometry
How do you find the perimeter of a second polygon given just the scale factor of both polygons and the perimeter of the larger polygon? The problem is Two similar polygons have a scale factor of 3:5. The perimeter of the large polygon is 120 feet. Find the perimeter of the ...
February 4, 2012 by Melanie

geometry
The figures are similar. The ratio of the lengths of their corresponding sides is 45:25, or 9:5. Find the ratio of their perimeters and the ratio of their areas. The figures are not drawn to scale.
June 6, 2013 by taylor

MATH HELP!!!!!
For part a-c ,what does the scale factor between two similar figures tell you about the given measurements? A.side lengths B.perimeters C.areas Hello i would say that the answer is a)side lenths because if you measure then you would have to measure sides. BYE I have problems ...
November 15, 2006 by chemiii

Geometry
The scale factor of two similar solids is 7:5. 8) Find the ratio of volumes. 9) Find the ratio of surface areas.
April 14, 2011 by Need Help

algabra
cubes 1 and 2 are similar if the volume of cube 2 is 45 and the scale factor between sides of the two is 2:3 what is the volume of cube 1?
October 20, 2011 by nicholas

Geometry?
I need help with these: Suppose triangleABC ~ triangleJKL with BC = 28, JK = 12, and KL = 42. Find the perimeter of triangleABC if the perimeter of triangleJKL is 72. & Find the scale factor of triangleDEF to triangleXYZ if triangleDEF ~ triangleXYZ, DE=10, XZ=20, and XY=45. ...
August 24, 2006 by Elle

GEOMETRY
The sides of a triangle are 8,15 and 18 the shortest side of a similar triangle is 10 how long are the other sides? Find the scale factor of similar triangles whose sides are 4,12,20 and 5,15,25 Assume that traingle xyz is similar to triangle rpn with x(ray sign) r and p(ray ...
November 16, 2013 by BARBIE LEE

geometry
The sides of a triangle are 8,15 and 18 the shortest side of a similar triangle is 10 how long are the other sides? Find the scale factor of similar triangles whose sides are 4,12,20 and 5,15,25 Assume that traingle xyz is similar to triangle rpn with x(ray sign) r and p(ray ...
November 17, 2013 by barbie lee

geometry easy
The sides of a triangle are 8,15 and 18 the shortest side of a similar triangle is 10 how long are the other sides? Find the scale factor of similar triangles whose sides are 4,12,20 and 5,15,25 Assume that traingle xyz is similar to triangle rpn with x(ray sign) r and p(ray ...
November 17, 2013 by barbie lee

geometry triangles
The sides of a triangle are 8,15 and 18 the shortest side of a similar triangle is 10 how long are the other sides? Find the scale factor of similar triangles whose sides are 4,12,20 and 5,15,25 Assume that traingle xyz is similar to triangle rpn with x(ray sign) r and p(ray ...
November 16, 2013 by BARBIE LEE

algebra
can you please explain how you may have gotten the answer thanks:) The coordinates of quadrilateral VWXY are given below. Find the coordinates of its image after a dilation with the given scale factor. V(6, 2), W(2, 4), X(3, 2), Y(3, 5), scale factor of 2
November 12, 2012 by Lilly

math
two similar hexagons have perimeters of 20m and 50m. what is there scale factor?
June 5, 2011 by mackenzie

geometry
Given that triangles KON and LOM are similar, find the scale factor
July 21, 2011 by Lydia

geometry
Two similar rectangular prisms have a scale factor of 4:9. The volume of the smaller prism is 60 cm3. Find the volume of the larger prism.
July 16, 2010 by hello

Geometry Help & Proofs
The ratio of the volume of Cylinder A to the volume of Cylinder B is 1:5. Cylinder A is similar to Cylinder C with a scale factor of 1:2 and Cylinder B is similar to Cylinder D with a scale factor of 1:3. What is the ratio of the volume of Cylinder C to the volume of Cylinder ...
May 14, 2014 by Anonymous

math
A figure is transformed into a new figure by being rotated 180 degrees, translated left 6 units, and dilated by a factor of 4. How are the old and new figures related? a)both congruent and similar b)congruent but not similar c)similar but not congruent d)neither similar and ...
January 31, 2008 by robert

Pre-Algebra
Two similar triangles have a scale factor of 5/3. a) Find the perimeter ratio copy/original b) Find the area ratio copy/original
March 4, 2008 by Joy

7th grade math Ms. Sue please!
Hi! Can you check my answers please? Thanks! And, can you help me with 3 please? I have tried and tried but I cannot solve it can you explain how? Thanks! 1. Given a scale factor of 2, find the coordinates for the dilation of the line segment with endpoints (1, 2) and (3, 3...
October 31, 2012 by Delilah

Math
Figure STUV and figure WXYZ, shown below, are similar figures. The scale factor of figure STUV to figure WXYZ is 3:1. If ST = 39 mm and SV = 51 mm, what is the length of side WZ? 13 mm 117 mm 17 mm 153 mm
January 21, 2014 by Anonymous

Algebra
Find the coordinates of quadrilateral V'W'X'Y' after a dilation with a scale factor of 2. V(6,2) W( -2,4) X(-3,-2) Y(3,-5) scale factor of 2.
November 5, 2013 by Steve

math
One triangle has vertices A, B, and C. Another has vertices T, R, and I. Are the two triangles similar? If so state the similarity and the scale factor. AB- 6 BC- 8 AC- 10 TR- 10 RI- 7.5 TI- 12.5
February 6, 2008 by Anna-Marie

math
The ladders shown below are standing against the wall at the same angle. How high up the wall does the longer ladder go? (All measurements are in feet.) ladders 11.25 ft 12.5 ft 14 ft 14 ft 2. The pair of polygons is similar. Find the value of x. polygons 187.5 in. 12 in. 30 ...
December 3, 2012 by Steve Plzzz Help now !!

Math
find the surface area and volume of a similar figure that is larger by scale factor of 25 using 3.14//// 5ft, 4ft, 3ft
March 10, 2013 by Kee Kee

geometry
if you have two similar polygons and the scale factor is 3:5 and 12 times square root of 3 is one side, what is the cooresponding side
January 29, 2008 by Anna-Marie

math
if you have two similar triangles and the scale factor is 3:5 and 12 times square root of 3 is one side, what is the cooresponding side
January 29, 2008 by Anna-Marie

geometry
The area of the larger of two similar polygons is 729 square centimeters. If the scale factor of their perimeters is 2:3 what is the area of the smaller polygon?
August 5, 2010 by Kaitlin

Geometry
The area of the larger of two similar polygons is 315 squared centimeters. If the scale factor of their perimeters is 2:3 what is the area of the smaller polygon?
October 1, 2011 by Sally

math
A figure is transformed into a new figure by being rotated 180 degrees, translated left 6 units, and dilated by a factor of 4. How are the old and new figures related? a)both congruent and similar b)congruent but not similar c)similar but not congruent d)neither similar and ...
January 31, 2008 by robert

Math
Hey People!! I need the answers to these questions really bad!!! OK so here we go.... Which side lengths form a triangle that is similar to triangle ABC? 30, 21,45 20, 14, 28 40,30,60 17,20,25 Find the missing length for the pair of similar figures. 1.125m 4.5m 7m 16m Find the...
November 5, 2014 by Trinity

geometry
A blueprint for a house has a scale factor of 1:35. A wall in the blueprint is 3inches. What is the length of the actual wall? Can someone explain how to figure scale factor?
March 6, 2012 by Brandon

Math
Two round fountains are similar. One measures 7'6" across and the other measures 14'11" across. Find the scale factor from the small one to the large one.
January 10, 2011 by Nicole

geometry
Two similar solids have a scale factor of 3:5. If the height of solid I is 3 cm, find the height of solid II. If the surface area of I is 54pi cm squared, find the surface area of II. If the volume of II is 250pi cubed, find the volume of I
March 13, 2012 by Tim

math 2
how do i find a scale factor for scale drawings and scale models
February 10, 2011 by jarrad

Math Help
Find the coordinates of quadrilateral V' W' X' Y' after a dilation with the scale factor of 2. Original coordinates: V(6,2), W(-2,4), X(-3,-2), Y(3,-5), scale factor of 2. My answer V'(8,4), W'(-4,6), X'(-5,-4), Y'(6,-6) Am I right? Thank you
November 20, 2014 by callie

another geometry question
BD is a perpendicular bisector of triangle ABC. XZ is a perpendicular bisector of triangle WXY. Triangle ABC is similar to triangle WXY with a scale factor of 1:2. Part I. Find BD, AB, WZ, XZ and WX. Part II. What is the scale factor of the perimeters of triangle ABC and ...
May 7, 2007 by mike

geometry
Given two equilateral triangles with side lengths of 9 in and 15 in, what is the scale factor between them?
February 1, 2011 by tamber

algebra
the scale factor of two similar hexagons is 3:4. the perimeter of the smaller hexagon is 60 centimeters. what is the perimeter of the larger hexagon?
December 27, 2010 by abeet

geometry
the area of the first triangle is 22 sq feet. if the scale factor of two similar traingles if 3, what is the area of that second triangle>?
January 18, 2011 by dylan

geometry
the scale factor of two similar polygons as 4:7. the perimeter of the smaller polygon is 320 centimeter what is the perimeter of the larger polygon
March 27, 2012 by joselynn

Geometry
The scale factor of two similar triangles is 2/5. if the perimeter of the small triangles is 80 cm, what is the perimeter of the large triangle?
April 2, 2011 by Amanda

math
The scale factor of two similar triangles is 2/5. if the perimeter of the small triangles is 80 cm, what is the perimeter of the large triangle?
April 2, 2011 by Anonymous

Geometry
The scale factor for two similar triangles is 4 : 3. The perimeter of the smaller triangle is 12. What is the perimeter of the larger triangle?
April 27, 2011 by Tyler

geometry
Two similar solids have a scale factor of 3:5. If the height of solid 1 is 3cm, what is the height of solid 2?
November 15, 2011 by alisa

geometry
Two similar solids have a scale factor of 3:5. If the height of solid 1 is 3cm, what is the height of solid 2?
November 15, 2011 by alisa

geometry
The scale factor for two similar triangles is 4 : 3. The perimeter of the smaller triangle is 12. What is the perimeter of the larger triangle?
May 13, 2012 by adeny

math
The scale factor for two similar triangles is 4 : 3. The perimeter of the smaller triangle is 12. What is the perimeter of the larger triangle
July 5, 2012 by luis

math
The scale factor for two similar triangles is 4 : 3. The perimeter of the smaller triangle is 12. What is the perimeter of the larger triangle
July 5, 2012 by luis

math
The scale factor for two similar retangles is 3. If the area of the smaller rectangle is 8m^2, what is the area of the larger rectangle.
October 16, 2012 by Hank

math
The scale factor for two similar rectangles is 3. If the area of the smaller rectangle is 8 m2, what is the area of the larger rectangle
November 6, 2012 by ?

geometry
BD is a perpendicular bisector of triangle ABC. XZ is a perpendicular bisector of triangle WXY. Triangle ABC is similar to triangle WXY with a scale factor of 1:2. Part I. Find BD, AB, WZ, XZ and WX. Part II. What is the scale factor of the perimeters of triangle ABC and ...
April 29, 2010 by Amira

maths
T has points (2,1)(3,-2)(1,-1) E1 has a scale factor of 3 and its Centre of Enlargement is (0,0). E2 has a scale factor of 0.5 and its centre of enlargement is (0,0). I know how to do those, my question is how do you do E2E1 with a scale factor of 1.5 and centre of enlargement...
January 14, 2008 by Anonymous

maths
T has points (2,1)(3,-2)(1,-1) E1 has a scale factor of 3 and its Centre of Enlargement is (0,0). E2 has a scale factor of 0.5 and its centre of enlargement is (0,0). I know how to do those, my question is how do you do E2E1 with a scale factor of 1.5 and centre of enlargement...
January 14, 2008 by Anonymous

math
The scale factor for two similar rectangles is 3. If the area of the smaller rectangle is 8 m2, what is the area of the larger rectangle? (1 point)24m2 192m2 72m2 108m2
October 30, 2012 by shann

math
Find the scale factor troy will to build his pool. The width is 625cm. The olympic pool is 50m long and 25m wide. Then find the length using the scale factor of troy pool
April 13, 2014 by Heather

math
The dimensions of a box are 20" by 30" by 4". The volume of the box is 2400 inches cubed. If each dimension is doubled the new volume would be the original volume times the: a)scale factor b)scale factor squared c)scale factor cubed
February 11, 2010 by Gunesh

ALGERBRA,PLEASE HELP!!!!!!
Given a scale factor of 2, find the coordinates for the dilation of the line segment with endpoints (1, 2) and (3, 3). (1 point) A) (2, 4) and (6, 6) B) (2, 4) and (6, 6) C)(2, 4) and (6, 6) D)(2, 1) and (3, 3) 2. Given a scale factor of 1 over 2 , find the coordinates ...
November 6, 2012 by LILLY

Math Geometry
The surface area of a fish tank is 142 in2. The scale factor of a similar fish tank is larger by a scale factor of 6. What is the surface area of the larger fish tank? PLZ HELP! I HAVE A DEADLINE!
July 29, 2012 by P!NK

Math. Help Me!..please!
How do u find similar figures when using a proportion?'cause I don't get it dude. **EXAMPLE-On two sides-72m On the other 2-45m The next one says On one side-50m On the other- 80m Determine whether they are similar. I dont get it. Please help! THANX! it takes robert three ...
April 24, 2007 by Fred

Algebra 8th grade.
The coordinates of quadrilateral VWXY are given below. Find the coordinates of its image after a dilation with the given scale factor. V(6, 2), W(2, 4), X(3, 2), Y(3, 5), scale factor of 2 Please help!!!!
November 28, 2012 by April :)

Math Expert Help Me
I posted this earlier but no one answered. :( 1. Given a scale factor of 2, find the coordinates for the dilation of the line segment with endpoints (-1,2) and (3,-3). a. (2,4) and (6,6) b. (2,4) and (6,6) c. (-2,4) and (6,-6) d. (2,-1) and (-3,3) 2. Given a scale factor of 1/...
October 24, 2012 by Jman

geometry
the endpoints of AB are A(9,4) and B(5,-4) the endpoints of its image after a dilation are A1(6,3) and B1(3,-3) explain how to find the scale factor. Is there someone that can help me with this problem and explain foe me?
March 7, 2012 by Brandon

Math
1. Given a scale factor of 2, find the coordinates for the dilation of the line segment with endpoints (1, 2) and (3, 3). (1 point) (2, 4) and (6, 6) (2, 4) and (6, 6) (2, 4) and (6, 6) (2, 1) and (3, 3) 2. Given a scale factor of 1 over 2 , find the coordinates for the...
November 5, 2012 by Anynamouse

Math Algebra
The coordinates of quadrilateral VXY Are given below. Find the coordinates of its image after a dilation with the given scale factor V(6, 2), W(-2, 4), X(-3, -2), Y(3, -5) scale factor of 2 This question is confusing me and is worth 3 points please help :)
October 18, 2014 by Jeff

Math Help
I posted this earlier but no one answered. :( 1. Given a scale factor of 2, find the coordinates for the dilation of the line segment with endpoints (-1,2) and (3,-3). a. (2,4) and (6,6) b. (2,4) and (6,6) c. (-2,4) and (6,-6) d. (2,-1) and (-3,3) 2. Given a scale factor of 1/...
October 24, 2012 by Jman

Quantitative Literacy | MAT106 VG
Pick four cities and divide them into pairs. Use the Internet to find the length of the circle between the first pair of cities. You might try using the site Great Circle Mapper or a similar Web site to help you. Estimate the great circle path between other pair of cities. ...
October 15, 2010 by TANYA

Geometry
Find the scale factor of the two spheres if g = 12 and h =10.
April 14, 2011 by Need Help

geometry
Two cones are similar. The larger cone, R, has a volume of 1331 cubic feet and the smaller cone, S, has a volume of 64 cubic feet. Find the scale factor of Cone R to Cone S.
May 10, 2012 by jack

Math
I have two similar triangles. The perimeter of the smaller triangle is 20. If a scale factor of 1 1/4 is used to dilate the triangle, what is the perimeter of the larger triangle?
October 17, 2012 by Rhonda

math
Troy is building a pool that is proportional to the Olympic-sized pool. The width of his pool will be 625 centimeters. find the scale factor troy will use to build his pool use the scale factor to show the length of troys pool if the length of the Olympica pool is 50 meters ...
December 16, 2010 by Court

math
which figures will always be similar to each other? A.two rectangles B.two trapezoids C.two equilateral triangles D.two hexagrams
February 26, 2014 by bonn

Math Help Please!!!!!!
Which figures will always be similar to each other? two rectangles, two trapezoids, two equilateral triangles, or two hexagons.
February 18, 2013 by Bell

Dilations
1. Given a scale factor of 2, find the coordinates for the dilation of the line segment with endpoints (-1,2) and (3,-3). a. (2,4) and (6,6) b. (2,4) and (6,6) c. (-2,4) and (6,-6) d. (2,-1) and (-3,3) 2. Given a scale factor of 1/2, find the coordinates for the dilation of ...
October 24, 2012 by Jman

geometry
in the original drawing, the rectangular pieces of paper from which the hands emerge measures 27.6 cm by 19.9 cm. on a poster of the drawing the paper is 82.8 cm long. what is the scale factor of the dilation used to make the poster? is it scale factor:3 what is the area of ...
September 9, 2013 by loli

geometry
in the original drawing, the rectangular pieces of paper from which the hands emerge measures 27.6 cm by 19.9 cm. on a poster of the drawing the paper is 82.8 cm long. what is the scale factor of the dilation used to make the poster? is it scale factor:3 what is the area of ...
September 10, 2013 by loli

Algebra Grade 7
suppose you have ABC with AB=5, BC=7, and CA=10, and also EFG with EF=900, FG=1260, and GE=18/00. are these triangles similar, and if so what is the scale factor?
October 8, 2012 by randomchik

8 th grade math
each side of square is 6 in. long . a scale factor of 2/3 is used to draw a similar square. how long is each side of similar square . choices are 4in. ,6 in., 8in. ,answer not here i chose 8 in. is that right
May 14, 2012 by Anonymous

Ratios of Similar Figures
1. Write the following ratio in simplest form: 32 min : 36 min a. 8 : 9 b. 8 : 36 c. 32 :9 d. 128 : 144 2. In a sports equipment locker, there are 81 balls and 45 baseball mitts. Write the ratio of balls to baseball mitts in simplest form. a. 9 : 5 b. 10 : 18 c. 10 : 5 d. 9 : ...
October 22, 2012 by Jman

Geometry
BD is a perpendicular bisector of triangle ABC. XZ is a perpendicular bisector of triangle WXY. Triangle ABC is similar to triangle WXY with a scale factor of 1:3. Part I. Find BD, AB, WZ, XZ and WX. Part II. What is the scale factor of the perimeters of triangle ABC and ...
April 6, 2010 by Jenna

Math
If triangle ABC is similar to triangle DEF and the scale factor is 1:2 correspondingly, what is the measure of angle D is the measure of angle A is 45 degrees? Explain how you determined the measure of angle D.
January 24, 2013 by Lalala

Hard Geometry Problem
Hi guys. I need a lot of help on this. "Equilateral triangle ABC has centroid G. Triangle A'B'C' is the image of triangle ABC upon a dilation with center G and scale factor -2/3. Let K be the area of the region that is within both triangles. Find K/[ABC]." How do you get a ...
August 1, 2014 by Sheenybeany

Math
1. Given a scale factor of 2, find the coordinates for the dilation of the line segment with endpoints (1, 2) and (3, 3). (2, 4) and (6, 6) (2, 4) and (6, 6) (2, 4) and (6, 6) (2, 1) and (3, 3) 2. Given a scale factor of one-half , find the coordinates for the dilation ...
December 6, 2012 by Briana T

Physics
A 1.00-kg beaker containing 2.0 kg of oil (density = 916 kg/m3) rests on a scale. A 2.00-kg block of iron is suspended from a spring scale and is completely submerged in the oil. Find the equilibrium readings of both scales. I was able to find the equilibrium reading for the ...
December 3, 2010 by Jimmy

Math
The solids in each pair are similar. Find the surface area for solid B. Solid A: Surface area = 25 units squared. Scale factor = 5
February 3, 2011 by Dominique

geometry
what are the relationships between corresponding sides perimeters and areas ofsimilar figures how are the characteristics of similar figures applied in problem solving how ara these relationships applied in solving real world situations
February 8, 2011 by jonathan andres

physics online
Assuming that Albertine's mass is 60.0 , what is , the coefficient of kinetic friction between the chair and the waxed floor? Use = 9.80 for the magnitude of the acceleration due to gravity. Assume that the value of found in Part A has three significant figures. Note that if ...
October 20, 2010 by baby

geometry
m(0,3) n(6,0) p(0,-3) scale factor=-1/3 how do you do this i have to draw the image of the figure with given vertices under the dilation with the given scale factor centered at the origin
September 9, 2013 by loli

geometry
m(0,3) n(6,0) p(0,-3) scale factor=-1/3 how do you do this i have to draw the image of the figure with given vertices under the dilation with the given scale factor centered at the origin
September 10, 2013 by loli

8 th grade math
each side of square is 6 in. long aq scale factor of 2/3 is used to draw similar square , how long is each side of similar square?
May 14, 2012 by Anonymous

geometry
The endpoints of are A(9, 4) and B(5, 4). The endpoints of its image after a dilation are A'(6, 3) and B'(3, 3). can you please Explain how to find the scale factor.
December 19, 2011 by Cindy

Math Help
1. Parallelogram PARL~ parallelogram WXYZ. Find the value of c. Parallelogram 1 has P n the bottom left corner, A on the left top, R on the right top, L on the right bottom. Parallelogram 2 has W on the bottom left corner, X on the left top, Y on the right top, Z on the bottom...
November 20, 2014 by callie

math
The two figures are similar, solve a proportion to find the length n. Express the result as either a whole number or use decimal digits only if necessary. * * * 15 cm 9 cm * * * * * * * * * * * * * * 12 cm * * n * * * * * * * * * * * * * *
April 12, 2012 by Cheril

math
The two figures are similar, solve a proportion to find the length n. Express the result as either a whole number or use decimal digits only if necessary. * * * 15 cm 9 cm * * * * * * * * * * * * * * 12 cm * * n * * * * * * * * * * * * * *
April 12, 2012 by Cheril

math
The two figures are similar, solve a proportion to find the length n. Express the result as either a whole number or use decimal digits only if necessary. * * * * * * 15 cm 12 cm * * n 9 cm * * * * * * * * ** * * * * * * * ** * * * * * * * * *
April 12, 2012 by Cheril

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