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Practice Proportions

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1. NUTRITION One ounce of cheddar cheese contains 9 grams of fat. Six of the grams of fat are saturated fats. Find the ratio of saturated fats to total fat in an ounce of cheese. 2:3

2. FARMING The ratio of goats to sheep at a university research farm is 4:7. The number of sheep at the farm is 28. What is the number of goats? 16

3. ART Edward Hopper’s oil on canvas painting Nighthawks has a length of 60 inches and a width of 30 inches. A print of the original has a length of 2.5 inches. What is the width of the print? 1.25 in.

Solve each proportion.

4. !58! " !1 x 2! 7.5 5. !1.

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$ 7 5 ! !

5 7! 9. !

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2 ! " !

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4 ! "10

Find the measures of the sides of each triangle.

10. The ratio of the measures of the sides of a triangle is 3:4:6, and its perimeter is 104 feet. 24 ft, 32 ft, 48 ft

11. The ratio of the measures of the sides of a triangle is 7:9:12, and its perimeter is 84 inches. 21 in., 27 in., 36 in.

12. The ratio of the measures of the sides of a triangle is 6:7:9, and its perimeter is 77 centimeters. 21 cm, 24.5 cm, 31.5 cm

Find the measures of the angles in each triangle.

13. The ratio of the measures of the angles is 4:5:6. 48, 60, 72

14. The ratio of the measures of the angles is 5:7:8. 45, 63, 72

15. BRIDGES The span of the Benjamin Franklin suspension bridge in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is 1750 feet. A model of the bridge has a span of 42 inches. What is the ratio of the span of the model to the span of the actual Benjamin Franklin Bridge? !5

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1. FOOTBALL A tight end scored 6 touchdowns in 14 games. Find the ratio of touchdowns per game.

0.43:1

2. EDUCATION In a schedule of 6 classes, Marta has 2 elective classes. What is the ratio of elective to non-elective classes in Marta’s schedule?

1:2

3. BIOLOGY Out of 274 listed species of birds in the United States, 78 species made the endangered list. Find the ratio of endangered species of birds to listed species in the United States.

!1 3 3 9 7!

4. ART An artist in Portland, Oregon, makes bronze sculptures of dogs. The ratio of the height of a sculpture to the actual height of the dog is 2:3. If the height of the sculpture is 14 inches, find the height of the dog.

21 in.

5. SCHOOL The ratio of male students to female students in the drama club at Campbell High School is 3:4. If the number of male students in the club is 18, what is the number of female students?

24

Solve each proportion.

6. !25! " !4 x 0! 16 7. !1

7 0! " !

2 x 1 ! 30 8. !25

0 ! " !

4 6 x ! 6

9. !54 x ! " !

3 8 5 ! 3.5 10. !x #3

1 ! " !

7 2! 9.5 11. !

1 3 5 ! " !

x $ 5

3 ! 28

Find the measures of the sides of each triangle.

12. The ratio of the measures of the sides of a triangle is 3:5:7, and its perimeter is 450 centimeters. 90 cm, 150 cm, 210 cm

13. The ratio of the measures of the sides of a triangle is 5:6:9, and its perimeter is 220 meters. 55 m, 66 m, 99 m

14. The ratio of the measures of the sides of a triangle is 4:6:8, and its perimeter is 126 feet. 28 ft, 42 ft, 56 ft

15. The ratio of the measures of the sides of a triangle is 5:7:8, and its perimeter is 40 inches. 10 in., 14 in., 16 in.

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Practice Similar Polygons

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Determine whether each pair of figures is similar. Justify your answer.

1. 2.

JKLM ! QRSP ; !ABC ! !UVT; "A " "U, "J " "Q, "K " "R, "B " "V, and "C " "T by the "L " "S, "M " "P, and Third Angle Theorem and !Q JK

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Each pair of polygons is similar. Write a similarity statement, and find x, the measure(s) of the indicated side(s), and the scale factor.

3. L!M! and M!N! 4. D!E! and D!F!

ABCD ! LMNP ; !ABC ! !DEF; ! 3 2!; 10 !

1 2!; 7!

1 2!; !

4 3! 7; 4; 8; !

3 2!

5. COORDINATE GEOMETRY Triangle ABC has vertices A(0, 0), B(!4, 0), and C(!2, 4). The coordinates of each vertex are multiplied by 3 to create !AEF. Show that !AEF is similar to !ABC.

AB " 4, BC " CA " 2#5$ and AE " 12, EF " FA " 6#5$. ! A A

B E! " !

B E

C F! " !

C FA

A ! " !

1 3!; "A " "A and since B$C$ || E$F$, "B " "E and

"C " "F. Since the corresponding angles are congruent and the corresponding sides are proportional, !ABC ! !AEF.

6. INTERIOR DESIGN Graham used the scale drawing of his living room to decide where to place furniture. Find the dimensions of the living room if the scale in the drawing is 1 inch " 4.5 feet. 18 ft by 11 ft 3 in. 4 in.

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Determine whether each pair of figures is similar. Justify your answer.

1. 2.

!ABC ! !DEF; "A " "D, rhombus PQRS ! rhombus WXYZ; "C " "F, and "B " "E "P " "W, "Q " "X, "R " "Y, because if two angles of one "S " "Z; triangle are congruent to two

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Each pair of polygons is similar. Write a similarity statement, and find x, the measure(s) of the indicated side(s), and the scale factor.

3. G!H! 4. S!T! and S!U!

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Skills Practice Similar Triangles

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Determine whether each pair of triangles is similar. Justify your answer.

1. 2.

No; the sides are not proportional. yes; !ABC ! !PQR (or !QPR ); SSS Similarity

3. 4.

yes; !STU ! !JPM; yes; !SKM ! !RTQ; SAS Similarity AA Similarity

ALGEBRA Identify the similar triangles, and find x and the measures of the indicated sides.

5. A!C! and E!D! 6. J!L! and L!M!

!ABC ! !DBE; 15; 16; 20 !JKL ! !MNL; 10; 28; 7

7. E!H! and E!F! 8. V!T! and S!T!

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!ABC ! !DEF. Find x and y.

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A person 6 feet tall casts a 1.5-foot-long shadow at the same time that a flagpole casts a 7-foot-long shadow. How tall is the flagpole?

The sun’s rays form similar triangles. Using x for the height of the pole, #6x# " #

1 7 .5 #,

so 1.5x " 42 and x " 28. The flagpole is 28 feet tall.

7 ft

6 ft ?

1.5 ft

Each pair of triangles is similar. Find x and y.

1. 2.

x " 26; y " 17.5 x " 24; y " 30

3. 4.

x " 12; y " 24#2$ x " 19.3; y " 46

5. 6.

x " 18; y " 10.8 x " 10!23!; y " 16! 1 2!

7. The heights of two vertical posts are 2 meters and 0.45 meter. When the shorter post casts a shadow that is 0.85 meter long, what is the length of the longer post’s shadow to the nearest hundredth? 3.78 m

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Word Problem Practice Similar Triangles

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1. MINIATURES Marla likes her chair so much that she decides to make a miniature replica of it for her pet hamster. Find the value of x.

3.75 in.

2. MODELS Jim has a scale model of his sailboat. The figure shows drawings of the original sailboat and the model. Find x.

160 in.

3. GEOMETRY Georgia draws a regular pentagon and starts connecting its vertices to make a 5-pointed star. After drawing three of the lines in the star, she becomes curious about two triangles that appear in the figure, !ABC and !BCE. They look similar to her. Prove that this is the case. Sample answer: m!ADB ! 108, so m!DBA ! 36 (base of iso- sceles "ABD). Thus, m!ABC ! 72°. Similarly, m!DCB ! 36° and m!ACB ! 72°. So, m!BEC ! 72° and m!BAC ! 36°. Therefore, "ABC and "BCE are similar.

4. SHADOWS A radio tower casts a shadow 8 feet long at the same time that a vertical yardstick casts a shadow half an inch long. How tall is the radio tower? 576 ft

MOUNTAIN PEAKS For Exercises 5 and 6, use the following information. Gavin and Brianna want to know how far a mountain peak is from their houses. They measure the angles between the line of site to the peak and to each other’s houses and carefully make the drawing shown.

The actual distance between Gavin and Brianna’s house is 1!12! miles.

5. What is the actual distance of the mountain peak from Gavin’s house? Round your answer to the nearest tenth of a mile. 12.2 mi

6. What is the actual distance of the mountain peak from Brianna’s house? Round your answer to the nearest tenth of a mile. 12.3 mi

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Determine whether each pair of triangles is similar. Justify your answer.

1. 2.

yes; "JAK ! "WSY; No; the sides are not proportional. SAS Similarity

ALGEBRA Identify the similar triangles, and find x and the measures of the indicated sides.

3. L!M! and Q!P! 4. N!L! and M!L!

"LMN ! "PQN; 9; 12; 8 "JLN ! "KLM; 2; 21; 14

Use the given information to find each measure.

5. If T!S! || Q!R!, TS " 6, PS " x # 7, 6. If E!F! || H!I!, EF " 3, EG " x # 1, QR " 8, and SR " x $ 1, HI " 4, and HG " x # 3, find PS and PR. find EG and HG.

PS ! 12; PR ! 16 EG ! 6; HG ! 8

INDIRECT MEASUREMENT For Exercises 7 and 8, use the following information. A lighthouse casts a 128-foot shadow. A nearby lamppost that measures 5 feet 3 inches casts an 8-foot shadow.

7. Write a proportion that can be used to determine the height of the lighthouse.

Sample answer: If x ! height of lighthouse, "5. x 25" ! "

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8. What is the height of the lighthouse? 84 ft

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Practice Parallel Lines and Proportional Parts

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1. If AD " 24, DB " 27, and EB " 18, 2. Find x, QT, and TR if QT " x # 6, find CE. SR " 12, PS " 27, and TR " x $ 4.

16 12; 18; 8

Determine whether J"K" || N"M".

3. JN " 18, JL " 30, KM " 21, and ML " 35 no

4. KM " 24, KL " 44, and NL " !56!JN yes

COORDINATE GEOMETRY For Exercises 5 and 6, use the following information. Triangle EFG has vertices E($4, $1), F(2, 5), and G(2, $1). Point K is the midpoint of E!G! and H is the midpoint of F!G!.

5. Show that E!F! is parallel to K!H!. The slope of E"F" is 1 and the slope of K"H" is 1, so E"F" is parallel to K"H".

6. Show that KH " !12!EF.

The length of K"H" is 3#2", and the length of E"F" is 6#2".

7. Find x and y. 8. Find x and y.

x ! 4, y ! 9 x ! "52", y ! " 9 4"

9. MAPS The distance from Wilmington to Ash Grove along Kendall is 820 feet and along Magnolia, 660 feet. If the distance between Beech and Ash Grove along Magnolia is 280 feet, what is the distance between the two streets along Kendall? about 348 ft

Ash Grove

Beech

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Determine whether B!C! || D!E!. 3. AD " 15, DB " 12, AE " 10, and EC " 8

yes

4. BD " 9, BA " 27, and CE is one third of EA no

5. AE " 30, AC " 45, and AD is twice DB yes

COORDINATE GEOMETRY For Exercises 6–8, use the following information. Triangle ABC has vertices A($5, 2), B(1, 8), and C(4, 2). Point D is the midpoint of A!B! and E is the midpoint of A!C!.

6. Identify the coordinates of D and E. D($2, 5); E($0.5, 2)

7. Show that B!C! is parallel to D!E!. Since the slope of B"C" is $2 and the slope of D"E" is $2, B"C" is parallel to D"E".

8. Show that DE " !12!BC.

The length of D"E" is #11.25" or or !3# 2

5"! and the length of B"C" is #45" or 3#5".

9. Find x and y. 10. Find x and y.

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Find the perimeter of the given triangle.

1. !JKL, if !JKL ! !RST, RS ! 14, 2. !DEF, if !DEF ! !ABC, AB ! 27, ST ! 12, TR ! 10, and LJ ! 14 BC ! 16, CA ! 25, and FD ! 15

50.4 40.8

3. !PQR, if !PQR ! !LMN, LM ! 16, 4. !KLM, if !KLM ! !FGH, FG ! 30, MN ! 14, NL ! 27, and RP ! 18 GH ! 38, HF ! 38, and KL ! 24

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Use the given information to find each measure.

5. Find FG if !RST ! !EFG, S"H" is an 6. Find MN if !ABC ! !MNP, A"D" is an altitude of !RST, F"J" is an altitude of altitude of !ABC, M"Q" is an altitude of !EFG, ST ! 6, SH ! 5, and FJ

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