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I am not able to understand how to find the corresponding sides in similar triangles.
Bunnel can you explain with an example how to identify the corresponding sides in similar triangle
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Re: Similart triangles help from bunnel needed [#permalink] New post 23 Dec 2012, 04:34
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Please post a question that refers to your concern, in that way we can help you to understand better the concept behind.

otherwise, this question is not of much help for the other students :)

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Similar Triangles Triangles in which the three angles are identical.

• It is only necessary to determine that two sets of angles are identical in order to conclude that two triangles are similar; the third set will be identical because all of the angles of a triangle always sum to 180º.
• In similar triangles, the sides of the triangles are in some proportion to one another. For example, a triangle with lengths 3, 4, and 5 has the same angle measures as a triangle with lengths 6, 8, and 10. The two triangles are similar, and all of the sides of the larger triangle are twice the size of the corresponding legs on the smaller triangle.
• If two similar triangles have sides in the ratio , then their areas are in the ratio


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Re: Similart triangles help from bunnel needed [#permalink] New post 23 Dec 2012, 04:38
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Hii skamal.
Are you confused with the concept shared by Bunuel in the circle question, in which we were supposed to find the diameter of the circle?
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Re: Similart triangles help from bunnel needed [#permalink] New post 23 Dec 2012, 06:37
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skamal7 wrote:
I am not able to understand how to find the corresponding sides in similar triangles.
Bunnel can you explain with an example how to identify the corresponding sides in similar triangle


Corresponding sides are opposite the corresponding angles. Corresponding angles are marked in the diagram below:
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