Ratios and Proportions  Similar figures  First Glance
Two figures that have the same shape are said to be similar.. When two figures are similar, the ratios of the lengths of their corresponding sides are equal.
IXL  Identify similar figures (Geometry practice)
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IXL  Areas of similar figures (Geometry practice)
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malaphor  Wiktionary
Examples "Too many chefs in too many pies" (from "too many chefs spoil the broth" and "one finger in too many pies"); "it's like stabbing a hole in the dark" (from "a stab in the dark" and "hole in the dark");
Similar figures and proportions  MathVillage
Definition: Similar figures are figures that are the exact same shape, but are different sizes.
Similarity (geometry)  Wikipedia
The ratio between the areas of similar figures is equal to the square of the ratio of corresponding lengths of those figures (for example, when the side of a square or the radius of a circle is multiplied by three, its area is multiplied by nine — i.e. by three squared).
Solving Proportions: Similar Figures  Purplemath
Worked examples show how proportions can be used to solve exercises involving "similar" geometric figures.
Little people (mythology)  Wikipedia
Native American folklore. The Native peoples of North America told legends of a race of "little people" who lived in the woods near sandy hills and sometimes near rocks located along large bodies of water, such as the Great Lakes.
Similar  Maths Resources
Resizing. If one shape can become another using Resizing (also called dilation, contraction, compression, enlargement or even expansion), then the shapes are Similar:
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