Trying to find a missing measurement on similar figures? Make ratios from corresponding sides and set up a proportion! Solve the proportion to get your missing measurement. Figure out how to do all that by watching this tutorial!
Looking at two figures that are the same shape and have the same angle measurements? You have similar figures! Learn all about it in this tutorial!
Without a blueprint, it would be really hard to construct a building. Without a road map, you'd be lost! Scale drawings make it easy to see large things, like buildings and roads, on paper. Even a GPS uses scale drawings! Check out this tutorial to learn all about scale drawings.
Word problems allow you to see the real world uses of math! This tutorial shows you how to take a word problem and use indirect measurement to turn it into a proportion. Then see how to use the mean extremes property of proportions to cross multiply and solve for the answer. Take a look!
Identifying corresponding parts in similar figures isn't so bad, but you have to know what you're looking for. This tutorial does a great job of explaining the corresponding parts of similar figures! Take a look!
Follow along with this tutorial to see an example of determining if two given figures are similar.
Looking at similar figures? Want to find a missing measurement on one of the figures? You could use a scale factor to solve! In this tutorial, learn how to create a ratio of corresponding sides with known length and use the ratio to find the scale factor. Then, write an equation using the scale factor to find your missing measurement!
Have similar figures? Want to find the scale factor? Then check out this tutorial! You'll see how to use measurements from similar figures to create a ratio and find the scale factor.
This tutorial provides a great real world application of math! You'll see how to use the scale on a house blueprint to find the scale factor. Then, see how to use the scale factor and a measurement from the blueprint to find the measurement on the actual house! Check out this tutorial and see the usefulness blueprints and scale factor!
Want some practice with scale? Then check out this tutorial and you'll see how to find the scale of a model given the lengths of the model and the actual object. Take a look!
Maps help us get from one place to another. In this tutorial, you'll learn how to use a map to find an actual distance.
Before tall sky scrapers are build, a scale model of the building is made, but how does the architect know what size the model should be? Follow along with this tutorial to find out!
In math, the term scale is used to represent the relationship between a measurement on a model and the corresponding measurement on the actual object. Without scales, maps and blueprints would be pretty useless. Check out this tutorial and learn about scale factor!