6-2 Similar Polygons

# 6-2 Similar Polygons - the ratio of 2 corresponding sides...

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similar figures – when figures have the same shape but are different sizes The symbol ~ means is similar to .
Defn. of Similar Polygons Two polygons are similar iff if their corresponding angles are congruent and the measures of their corresponding sides are proportional.

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Unformatted text preview: the ratio of 2 corresponding sides of 2 similar polygons The scale factor is 3:2 or 2:3. 3 2 3 2 dilation a transformation that reduces or enlarges a figure. Joke Time What means of transportation gives people a cold? A choo-choo train What job do hippies do? They hold your leggies on....
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## This note was uploaded on 12/01/2011 for the course MATH 105 taught by Professor Towns during the Fall '10 term at BYU.

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