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# MATH: SIMILARITY

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### MATH: SIMILARITY

1. 1. Worksheet: Similar Triangles Worksheet: Similar Triangles 1. In the triangle pair below, ∆ABC ~ ∆DEF . 1. In the triangle pair below, ∆ABC ~ ∆DEF . A D A D 12 15 8 x 12 15 8 x B C E F B C E F y 9 y 9 x = _____ y =______ x = _____ y =______ F F 2. A 12 2. A 12 9 9 x x 4 4 B B 8 8 C C E E If ∆ABC ~ ∆EBF then x=____ If ∆ABC ~ ∆EBF then x=____ x 12 x 12 3. Solve: = 3. Solve: = 8 15 8 15 4 12 4 12 4. Solve: = 4. Solve: = 5 x 20 5 x 20 x+2 3 x+2 3 5. Solve: = (watch out! Tricky!) 5. Solve: = (watch out! Tricky!) 3 15 3 15 6. 6. 20 feet 12 feet 20 feet 12 feet A rooster is sitting at the top of a pole. A rooster is sitting at the top of a pole. A man, who is 5.5 feet tall, wants to climb A man, who is 5.5 feet tall, wants to climb the pole to do the rooster harm (the bird the pole to do the rooster harm (the bird wakes him up at 3 A. M. every morning). wakes him up at 3 A. M. every morning). If the pole and the man both cast a shadow If the pole and the man both cast a shadow and the lengths are shown, find then height and the lengths are shown, find then height of the pole. __________ of the pole. __________