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Tom had a 5 ft. pole that he needed to take on the bus, but the driver had a rule denying any packages longer than 4 ft. He can't return it & he needs to get home. How does he do it? He finds a box 4 ft x 3 ft and fits it in diagonally. Pythagoras!

# Figure Proportions to Determine Length

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Basic Lesson
Introduces students to similar figures and the use of their sides to find unknown measures.
Standard: MATH 3
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Intermediate Lesson
Guides students through determining length of objects based on proportions.
Standard: MATH 3
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Independent Practice 1
A really great activity for allowing students to understand the concepts of figure proportions.
Standard: MATH 3
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Independent Practice 2
Students tackle 20 similar figure problems. The answers can be found below.
Standard: MATH 3
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Figure Proportions to Determine Length Homework
Students are provided with 12 problems that use figure proportions to determine length.
Standard: MATH 3
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Figure Proportions to Determine Length Quiz
This tests the students ability to use Figure Proportions to Determine Length.
Standard: MATH 3
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Answers for the homework and quiz.
Answers for lessons and both practice sheets.

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