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6.04 Applications of similar triangles

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The two given triangles are similar.

The two given triangles are similar.

Council has designed plans for a triangular courtyard in the town square.

The drawing shows the courtyard to have dimensions of $4$4 cm, $6$6 cm and $9$9 cm.

The shortest side of the actual courtyard is to be $80$80 meters long.

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GEO-G.SRT.5a

Use congruence and similarity criteria for triangles to solve problems algebraically and geometrically.

GEO-G.SRT.5b

Use congruence and similarity criteria for triangles to prove relationships in geometric figures.

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