# Similar Triangles

### Description

GCSE Maths (Year 8 Shape, Space and Measures 2) Quiz on Similar Triangles, created by Ellen Billingham on 08/05/2013.
Quiz by Ellen Billingham, updated more than 1 year ago Created by Ellen Billingham over 10 years ago
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## Resource summary

### Question 1

Question
What are the two rules for shapes to be similar?
• All corresponding sides must be in the same proportion.
• The rotation of the two shapes must be the same.
• The shapes must not be touching.
• All corresponding angles must be equal.
• The sides of the two shapes must be parallel.

### Question 2

Question
For triangles to be similar, do you have to prove both conditions?
• Yes
• No

### Question 3

Question
If two triangles have all of their angles the same, are they similar?
• Yes
• No

### Question 4

Question
What is the first step to working out a missing side to one of the triangles?
• Prove the triangles' similarity
• Find the ratio of the corresponding sides

### Question 5

Question
What is the second step?
• Prove the triangles' similarity
• Find the ratio of the corresponding sides

### Question 6

Question
If two triangles look the same on a paper, does that mean they are similar?
• Yes
• No

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