Scale factor worksheets contain exercises on enlarge or reduce shapes determine the scale factor of similar figures dilation and the impact of the scale factor. In this lesson we will learn the scale factors of similar figures the ratio of lengths perimeters areas and volumes of similar figures.
18 a scale model has a length of 40cm.
Similar shapes scale factor worksheet with answers. We relate two similar shapes of different sizes with a scale factor. Featuring exercises on identifying similar triangles determining the scale factors of similar triangles calculating side lengths of triangles writing the similarity statements. Worksheet included for students to work on individually as well as questions which can be displayed on the board.
The following diagram shows an example of scale. The scale factor between two similar figures is given. Similar figures scale factor.
This math worksheet was created on 2017 05 08 and has been viewed 4 times this week and 65 times this month. Clear simple animated examples on how to use linear scale factor to find area scale factor and therefore missing areas of similar shapes. It begins to explore area and volume scale factors but this is intended for the lower end of the higher gcse scale.
Finding similarity based on sss sas and aa theorems solving algebraic expressions to find the side length and. Some of the worksheets for this concept are 7 using similar polygons answer each question and round your answer to the nearest similar figures date period honors math 6 5b quiz review name date show your pa finding scale factor work name period gl unit 5 similarity area and volume of. The original had a length of 2m.
In the last example the ratios all simplified to 3 4 so we would say that the scale factor of triangle lmn to triangle qrs is 3 4. It may be printed downloaded or saved and used in your classroom home school. Determine the scale factor.
Make sure you are happy with the following topics before continuing. Worksheet by kuta software llc 3 17 a scale model has a length of 6cm. Two shapes are said to be mathematically similar if all of the angles in the shapes are equal but the shapes are not necessarily the same size.
Scale factor a scale factor is the factor by which all the components of an object are multiplied in order to create a proportional enlargement or reduction. A worksheet i made on finding missing lengths in similar shapes. Put on your thinking caps to find the answer that best fits the problem in these printable mcq worksheets.
Determine the scale factor. Explore this multitude of printable similar triangles worksheets for grade 8 and high school students. Finding area of similar shapes.
Displaying top 8 worksheets found for similar figures scale factor. The ratio that you get when you divide corresponding side lengths of similar figures is called the scale factor. Finding volume of similar shapes.
Another way to describe a scale factor is that it s a multiplier. Determine the actual length find the original or scaled copy of a model. The original had a length of 8km.
The surface area and volume of the smaller figure are given.