# math

Explain how the triangle similarity postulates and theorems are alike and how they differ from triangle congruence postulates

Name something with a height that would be difficult to measure directly. Describe how you could measure it indirectly

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1. Similarity theorems and postulates involve matching either angles only, or the ratios of corresponding side lengths. Congruence theorems and postultates invove actual lengths of corresponding sides. See http://www.mathwarehouse.com/geometry/similar/triangles/similar-triangle-theorems.php

An example of using trig to measure a height would be that of a tree that could not be climbed.

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2. Which statement below is true about similar triangles?

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