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Which pairs of rectangles are similar polygons?

 

Select Similar or Not Similar for each pair of rectangles.

       (Similar           or            Not Similar)

A and B

B and C

A and C

AngelRay  Nov 8, 2017

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the longer side / the shorter side must be the same for rectangles to be similar.

 

For  A:  100 / 80  =  5/4

 

For  B:  120 / 100  =  6/5

 

For  C:  90 / 72  =  5/4

 

So... only  A  and  C  are similar.

hectictar  Nov 8, 2017
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Best Answer

the longer side / the shorter side must be the same for rectangles to be similar.

 

For  A:  100 / 80  =  5/4

 

For  B:  120 / 100  =  6/5

 

For  C:  90 / 72  =  5/4

 

So... only  A  and  C  are similar.

hectictar  Nov 8, 2017

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