Three similar right triangles

Three right triangles are produced by constructing an altitude to the hypotenuse of one right triangle. These triangles are all similar. The similarity is demonstrated with transformations: rotation, reflection, scaling (dilation).

 

Susan Addington

 
Material Type
Worksheet
Tags
triangles  right  similar  transformation  geometric  mean  altitude  addington  david dennis  mathematical intentions  quadrivium Show More…
Target Group (Age)
12 – 19+
Language
English
 
 
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