What Are Similar Shapes?
The shapes above are similar right-angle triangles. The image below shows compound shapes, "L" Shapes, that are all similar.
How Do You Find Similar Shapes ?
The question below shows two isosceles triangles. The missing side is x cm. The answer is 6.67 to two decmial places.
The question below is more advanced. The question contains similar triangles ADE and ABC. Side CB is equivalent to side DE. Side AB is equivalent to side AE. (5/2) = (6/x). The final answer is 2.4 cm.