# 3. Explain how you can find a scale factor between two similar figures

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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 ...

### 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).

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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 ...

### Geometry

How do you find the scale factor for similar figures?

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(A) what does the scale factor tell you about two similar shapes? (B) How does the coordinate rule for making two similar shapes relate to the scale factor?

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(A) what does the scale factor tell you about two similar shapes? (B) How does the coordinate rule for making two similar shapes relate to the scale factor?

### 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 ...

### 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 ...

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If two cylinders are similar, find the scale factor of the smaller figure to the larger figure. The surface area of the smaller area is 20 pi yards squared. The surface area of the larger cylinder is 125 pi yards squared. No radius or height is given, and I need to find the ...

### 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

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Determine whether the two figures are similar. If so, give the scale factor of the smaller figure to the larger figure. Smaller figure: Length: 11 Width: 7 Height: 7 Larger figure: Length: 33 Width: 28 Height: 14 yes; 1:2 yes; 1:7 yes; 1:3 no I see a pattern among the two ...

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i have a big math quiz today on these terms plz help me meaning of a ratio that compares two quantities measured in different units meaning of the rate for one unit of a given quantity meaning of found by multiplying the denominator of one ratio by the numerator of the other ...

### Geometry

#4 Which could be the scale factor of the following similar figures? (1 point) The first triangle's sides are 9,9,12 The second triangles sides are 6,6,8 A.) 2/3 B.) 3/4 C.) 1 D.) 3/2 E.) 4/3 My answers: b & c _______________________________ #5 The rectangles in the figure ...

### 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 ...

### 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.

### 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 ...

### Geometry

The scale factor of two similar solids is 7:5. 8) Find the ratio of volumes. 9) Find the ratio of surface areas.

### 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?

### Math PLz Help

I need help figuring out this problem I have tried everything but cannot get the answer. I have to find the coordinates of a qualiteral using vwxy after a scale factor of two Here are the The coordinates V (6,2), W(-2,4) X(-3,-2) Y(3,-5) PLease help me find the coordinates ...

### 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 ...

### 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 ...

### 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. ...

### 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 ...

### Math

1. Determine whether the two figures are similar. If so, give the similarity ratio of the smaller figure to the larger figure. The figures are not drawn to scale. Figure One: (CYLINDER) Height is 9.9 and radius is 1.3 Figure Two: (CYLINDER) Height is 23.76 and radius is 3.12 A...

### 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

### 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 ...

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two similar hexagons have perimeters of 20m and 50m. what is there scale factor?

### Please Help, I Don't Know How To Do This

Chef Potato's body has a cylinder in the middle and two half spheres that make up his bottom and head. He has the two dimensional shape measurements as follows: 20 cm in total length, 5 cm between the end of the cylinder and the top of the top sphere. Reduce Chef 1.) Potato by...

### geometry

Given that triangles KON and LOM are similar, find the scale factor

### Proportional Reasoning( Please Help Assignment Due

Chef Potato's body has a cylinder in the middle and two half spheres that make up his bottom and head. He has the two dimensional shape measurements as follows: 20 cm in total length, 5 cm between the end of the cylinder and the top of the top sphere. Reduce Chef 1.) Potato by...

### Math

A rectangle is dilated using a scale factor of 6. The image is then dilated using a scale factor of 1/3. What scale factor could you use to dilate the original rectangle to get to the final rectangle. Explain.

### 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.

### 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 ...

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TWO EGGS ARE SIMILAR IN SHAPE WITH MASS 50 G AND 70G THE HEIGHT OF BIGGER EGG IS 8 CM FIND THE HEIGHT OF SMALLER EGG SCALE FACTOR K=0.238

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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 ...

### Math

Find the missing length for the pair of similar figures. A. 1.125m B 4.5m C 7m*** D 16m The picture shows two similar right triangles. One with the sizes 4 and 2 and the other 9 and "?"

### 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...

### 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

### 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

### Math(Please Help, Been Stuck On These For A Week)

Sydney drew a scale diagram of a circular fire pit in the centre of a circular patio with an actual circumference of 15m. The circle containing the fire put is a reduction of the circular patio by a scale factor of1/3. A.) Determine the diameter of the actual fire pit to the ...

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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 ...

### 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.

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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

### math

Triangle APQ is the image of ABC under a dilation centered at vertex A with scale factor ½. Triangle RBT is the image of ABC under a dilation centered at vertex B with scale factor ¾ . Which statement about ABC , APQ , and RBT is correct? none of the triangle are similar All...

### 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

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a scale drawing has a scale of 1cm:3m explain how the scale can be used to find the actual distance between objects in the drawing

### 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

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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

### 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 ...

### 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?

### 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?

### 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...

### 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?

### 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.

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two round fountains are similar. one measures 4'6 across and the other measures 9'7 across. find the scale factor from the small one to the large one

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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

### Math

The image below shows two dilated figures with lines KL and K’L’ drawn. If the smaller figure was dilated using a scale factor of 2, what relationship do lines KL and K’L’ have?

### 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

### math 2

how do i find a scale factor for scale drawings and scale models

### MATHS

PIECES OF SOAP ARE PACKED IN A CUBOID CONTAINER MEASURING 36CM BY 24CM BY 18CM. EACH PIECE OF SOAP IS SIMILAR TO THE CONTAINER.IF THE LINEAR SCALE FACTOR BETWEEN THE CONTAINER AND THE SOAP IS ONE OVER SIX,FIND THE VOLUME OF EACH PIECE OF SOAP.

### 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 ...

### geometry

Given two equilateral triangles with side lengths of 9 in and 15 in, what is the scale factor between them?

### 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?

### 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>?

### 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

### Geometry

Two similar triangles have a scale factor of 3 : 5. The altitude of the larger triangle is 24 inches. What is the altitude of the smaller triangle?

### 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?

### 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?

### 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?

### 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?

### 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?

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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?

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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

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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

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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.

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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

### International Economics

Please use one graph per country and show both the autarky and the free trade equilibrium on each graph. Consider the following data on the factor endowments of two countries A and B: Countries Factor Endowments A B Labor force: L 100 workers 50 workers Capital Stock: K 60 ...

### 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 ...

### 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...

### 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...

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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

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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

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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

### 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 don't get it. Please help! THANX! it takes robert three ...

### 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!

### 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 ...

### 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?

### 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. ...

### 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!!!!

### Geometry

24. If the scale factor of two similar solids is 4:17, what is the ratio of their corresponding areas and volumes? (1 point) 4:289 and 17:4,913 8:34 and 12:51 16:289 and 64:4,913 64:4,913 and 16:289 25. The volumes of two similar solids are 1,728 m3 and 343 m3. The surface ...

### 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/...

### 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 ...

### 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 :)

### 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/...

### Pre-Algebra

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

### Geometry

Find the scale factor of the two spheres if g = 12 and h =10.

### 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 ...

### 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.

### 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?