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7-2 Practice
Similar Polygons
Determine whether each pair of figures is similar. If so, write the similarity statement and scale factor.
If not, explain your reasoning.
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Each pair of polygons is similar. Find the value of x.
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5. PENTAGONS If ABCDE ∼ PQRST, find the scale
factor of ABCDE to PQRST and the perimeter of each
polygon.
6. SWIMMING POOLS The Minnitte family and the
neighboring Gaudet family both have in-ground
swimming pools. The Minnitte family pool, PQRS,
measures 48 feet by 84 feet. The Gaudet family pool,
WXYZ, measures 40 feet by 70 feet. Are the two
pools similar? If so, write the similarity statement
and scale factor.
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