Investigating Basic Similarity

What makes 2 shapes mathematically similar?

Use the small cross (x) to see different pairs of similar shapes, and then complete the tasks that follow.

You can change the shape by moving the blue dots.

Similar shapes have the same:

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Similar shapes have different:

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Written Task - complete in your workbook. 1. Write the heading "Similar Shapes". 2. Copy and complete the following definition (check with the teacher if you are unsure of the correct answers to use): "Similar shapes have the same _______ but different _______. " 3. Copy one pair of similar shapes from the Geogebra investigation completed above.