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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  1. Math

    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

  2. geometry

    Are the polygons similar? If they are, write a similarity statement and give the scale factor. The figures are not drawn to scale ABCD ~ KLMN; 7.2:1.8 ABCD ~ KLMN; 3:1.8 ABCD ~ NKLM; 3:5.4 The polygons are not similar***

  3. Geometry

    3.7.1 - Test: Similarity Unit Test Part 1 Q1. The Sears Tower in Chicago is 1,450 feet tall. A model of the tower is 24 inches tall. What is the ratio of the height of the model to the height of the actual Sears Tower? A. 1:725 B. 725:1 C. 12:725 D. 725:12

  4. Math

    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

  5. Math

    What is the correct way to classify the figures shown below? A. Similar B. Congruent **** C. Neither Which figure is congruent to the figure shown?1416290567.gif A. B. C. Which of the following statements are true? A. All similar figures are also Congruent

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. math

    Which of the following statements is always true of similar polygons? (1 point) Corresponding angles of similar figures have the same measure. The lengths of corresponding sides form equivalent ratios. The lengths of corresponding sides have the same

  10. math

    Two similar triangles have the scale factor of 3:7. Find the ratio of their corresponding perimeters and area

  11. Geometry

    Two similar figures have a linear scale factor of 4. What is the ratio of their area's?

  12. Math

    3. Which of the following statements is true? (1 point) A. All similar figures are also congruent figures B. All congruent figures are also similar figures. C. It is not possible for figures to be both similar and congruent.*** My Answer D.Figures that are

  13. Geometry

    If two similar triangles have a scale factor of 5:4, what is the ratio of their corresponding altitudes?

  14. math

    please help out 7. Figures that are Congruent or Similar just check if my answers are correct. What is the correct way to classify the figures shown below? Two triangles are shown. Triangle A B C has edge A C measuring 4 units, edge B C measuring 6 units,

  15. L.A 8TH

    For each pair of shapes, decide whether they are congruent, similar, or neither. Choose the best answer. Congruent Similar Neither Two side-side-side triangles are shown. Each side of one triangle is equivalent to the corresponding side of the other

  16. Math

    11. Figure A’B’C’D’ is a dilation of figure ABCD. Find the scale factor. Classify the dilation as an enlargement or a reduction. (1 point) Scale factor one-third; reduction Scale factor one-fourth; reduction Scale factor 3; enlargement* Scale

  17. 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

  18. 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.

  19. 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

  20. 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

  21. 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

  22. Math that needs an answer in the next 5-10 min!!!

    Triangle ABC is similar to triangle DEF. Side AB is , and side DE is 6. The scale factor of ABC:DEF is 9. A) TRUE B) FALSE I think its A but I'm not entirely sure... PLZ HELP ASAP!!

  23. Math

    11. Figure A’B’C’D’ is a dilation of figure ABCD. Find the scale factor. Classify the dilation as an enlargement or a reduction. (1 point) Scale factor one-third; reduction Scale factor one-fourth; reduction Scale factor 3; enlargement* Scale

  24. 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.

  25. 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

  26. math

    if triangle ABC is similar to triangle DEF and the scale factor is 3, what is the length of side EF if side BC is 6m? triangle ABC is larger.

  27. geometry

    the scale factor of 2 similar polygons is 2:3. The perimeter of the larger one is 150 centimeters, what is the parameter of the smaller one

  28. math

    which of the following statements is true 1.all similar figures are also Congruent figures 2.all congruent figures are also similar figures 3.it is not possible for figures to be both similar and congruent 4. figures that are congruent cannot also be

  29. math

    What is one way to find a missing side length in a pair of similar figures?

  30. math

    Rectangle IJKL is dilated by a scale factor of 33 to form rectangle I'J'K'L'. Side I'J' measures 4848. What is the measure of side IJ?

  31. math

    the scale factor for two figures is 3(new figure)to 2(old figure)the new figure has a side of 9.9 what is corresponding side in the old figure? A)6 B)6.6 c)6.06 D)6.16

  32. Mathematics

    Solve the problem show the solution Find the scale factor of a similar triangle whose sides are 4,12,20 and 5,15,25

  33. 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

  34. QUIZ

    Two similar figures have a scale factor of 5:6. The perimeter of the smaller figure is 25 inches. What is the perimeter of the larger figure?

  35. Math

    Two figures are similar with a similarity ratio of 4 and one side of the figure is 3 cm long. Find the lenght of the side of the similar figure. I don't really know if I have to try to do it like an equation or if there's a formula for this. Sorry if

  36. Art (I have one more question, if thats ok)

    Which of the following would be a use of scale A) creating lines that draw the eye back**** B) placing two objects of similar color together C) putting a small object next to a even smaller object D) Making one side of object brighter than the other side

  37. 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

  38. Math

    Determine if triangle KLMKLM and triangle NOPNOP are or are not similar, and, if they are, state how you know. (Note that figures are NOT necessarily drawn to scale.)

  39. 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

  40. geometry

    There are many ways to define similarity. some definitions allow congruent figures to also be similar, while others do not. Examine the following definitions for similar figures. 1. figures that are the same shape but not necessarily the same size 2.

  41. Math

    In the scale drawing below each side is .38 cm long. Use the scale factor 1cm=6.5m. What is the perimeter of the actual object?

  42. pre algebra

    UNIT TEST answer 1.Write the ratio in the simplest form 16:24 2:3 2.Solve the following proportion p/6=7/8 P=5.25 3. Chris’s uncle has a model car the model id 6 inches long and 3 inches wide. the actual car is 75 inches long what is the car actual width

  43. 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

  44. Geometry

    Scale factor from A to B = 3:4 , A has one side = 2+x , B has one side = 16

  45. math

    If two parallelograms are similar,what do you know about the ratios of the two side lengths within one parallelogram and the ratios of the corresponding side lengths in the other parallelogram? the aswer is the scale factor is the ratios would be the side

  46. geometry

    If a street is drawn by dilating segment FG about center A with a scale factor greater than 1, which of the segments could be that street and why? 1.BC because BC||FG and the scale factor is greater than 1. 2. FG because FG is parallel to itself and the

  47. math

    The dashed figure is a dilation of the original figure. Find the scale factor. Classify the dilation as an enlargement or a reduction. A. scale factor The fraction is 1 over 3.; reduction B. scale factor 4; enlargement C. scale factor 3; enlargement D.

  48. Math

    (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?

  49. Math

    One triangle has side lengths 3,5, and 6. A similar triangle has side lengths 18, 15 and 9. Which of the following ratios is the scale factor of the triangles? A 1/6 B 1/3 C 1/5 D 2/3 The answer is given as B, but I don't understand why or how to get that.

  50. 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

  51. 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

  52. 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

  53. 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

  54. Geometry

    The scale factor of triangle DEF to triangle HJK is 5/2. If EF =15 find JK EF : JK = 5 : 2 15 : JK = 5 : 2 15 * 2 = JK * 5 30 = 5(JK) 5(JK) / 5 = 30 / 5 JK = 6 Am I CORRECT ON THIS ONE? Looks like EF and JK are corresponding sides of similar triangles.

  55. Math

    These two scalene triangles are similar with a scale of 5:2. What is true about these figures? A. a/e = 1 B AB/DE = 2/5 C AC/DF = 5/2 D c/f = 5/2

  56. math

    Use a proportion to find the missing side length in the following similar figures. A. x = 24 cm B. x = 8 m C. x = 6 m

  57. 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

  58. Geometry

    How do you find the scale factor for similar figures?

  59. 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

  60. 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

  61. 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

  62. 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

  63. Math

    These two scalene triangles are similar with a scale of 2:3. What is true about these figures?

  64. Math Help!!

    What is the actual measurments of your room? My answer Height= 10ft Width=9ft 6 in. What is the scale that you will use for your scale drawing? 24=1 inch What will the dimensions of your room be in your scale drawing? I don't know how to answer this

  65. Scale Math HELP!!!!!!!!!!

    In the scale drawing below, each side is 1.29 cm long. Use the scale factor shown. What is the perimeter of the actual object? (1 cm = 6.5 m) 12.325 m 52.125 m 41.925 m 61.675 m

  66. math

    The scale factor for the following similar rectangles would be

  67. mathematics

    Imagine you are an architect hired by a newly elected mayor to design a city. What questions might you have for the mayor before you could start planning? How would scale factor and the use of scale drawings come into play with your design? What problems

  68. geometry

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

  69. Math

    We have a picture frame with width being 3 1/4 inches and length unknown. We need to fit picture with width of 4 cm and length 4.6 cm into frame. What is the scale factor for enlargement? What is length of unknown side of frame? I was given the answer as

  70. 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

  71. Math

    Draw two similar figures below that show a scale factor of 1/5

  72. 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.

  73. 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

  74. 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

  75. Math

    (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?

  76. 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

  77. math

    Triangle CAT is located at C (-5, 2), A (-4, 4), T (-1, 2). Find the coordinates of its image after a dilation with a scale factor of 4. 19. Square ABCD was dilated to form square A’B’C’D’. What scale factor was used? 20. Tell whether the pair of

  78. The rough draft assignment

    Two similar figures have a scale factor of 7:8. The perimeter of the larger figure is 56 Feet. What is the perimeter of the smaller figure?

  79. 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?

  80. Check my answers please! (math)

    1) Write the ratio in simplest form. 16:24 1:2 4:3 3:4 2:3*** 2) Solve the following proportion. r/5=9/21 r= 2.14*** r= 9 r=11.66 r= 37.8 3) James has a model helicopter. The model is 8 inches long and 7 inches wide. The actual helicopter is 56 inches

  81. math

    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

  82. 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

  83. Math

    Solve for the variable (All figures are similar): Figure 1: 8m-side 1 and 6m-side 2. Figure 2: 20m-side 1 and r meters-side 2. r=? Can you please help me? Thank you.

  84. math

    what is the ratio of the measures of side bc to side Rs in simplest form similar figures

  85. 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

  86. math

    in the scale drawing below each side is 1.29 cm long use the scale factor shown. what is the perimeter of the actual object A( 12.325m B( 52.125m C( 41.925m D(61.675m

  87. math help connections academy

    in the scale drawing below each side is 1.29 cm long use the scale factor shown. what is the perimeter of the actual object A( 12.325m B( 52.125m C( 41.925m D( 61.675m

  88. Math

    Solve for the missing variable: ALL FIGURES ARE SIMILAR. Figure 1: 8m-side 1 and 6m-side 2. Figure 2: 20m-side 1 and r meters-side 2. r=? Solve for r. Can you help me? Thank you.

  89. Math

    The length of one side of the school building is 100 feet. if you use a scale factor of 1:250, what is the length of your scale drawing? Please help me and explain how you get your answer!

  90. geometry

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

  91. math

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

  92. Pre-Algebra

    On a school field trip, the school requires that there are 3 teachers for every 75 students. If 125 students attend the trip how many teachers are needed? Write and solve a proportion. Triangle CAT is located at C (-5, 2), A (-4, 4), T (-1, 2). Find the

  93. 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?

  94. 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

  95. mathematics

    Imagine you are an architect hired by a newly elected mayor to design a city. What questions might you have for the mayor before you could start planning? How would scale factor and the use of scale drawings come into play with your design? What problems

  96. 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

  97. 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!

  98. math Help!!!!!!

    I have to make a scale drawing of my bed. The actual dimensions are 60in*80in. What are the scale measurments? I don't understand how to do this.

  99. Math Help!!

    I have to do a scale drawing. The actual measurments of my room are 9 ft 6 inch* 10 ft. The scale that I am using for my scale drawing is 24 inches=1 inch. What will the dimensons of my room be in my sclae drawing? I don't know how to figure this out.

  100. math

    Use a proportion to find the length of the missing side in the following similar figures. Answer choices: x = 28 cm x = 30.8 cm x = 6.4 cm x = 19 cm

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