weekend geometry hw #2

http://feromax.com/cgi-bin/ProveIt.pl …..scroll to bottom and do the similar and congruent triangle proofs … come back here and explain what is necessary to say that 2 triangles are similar.

  1. #1 by yousun on December 5, 2010 - 2:00 am

    umm.. last one of that question// i dont get it // one question with some plus thing–

  2. #2 by justin labounty on December 5, 2010 - 2:41 am

    to say that 2 triangles are similar you have to have 2 angles. And congruent triangle proof #4 was a tough problem

  3. #3 by Acacia Renée on December 5, 2010 - 12:36 pm

    ya, i don’t get #4 either. really hard =P but ya, for a triangle to be similar, the angles have to be the same, just the lengths of the legs are different.

    • #4 by jesjessjesss on December 6, 2010 - 4:21 pm

      oh there you are …. so you did do it 🙂

  4. #5 by laura on December 5, 2010 - 6:49 pm

    To say that two triangles are similar you need to have at least two corresponding angles are equal or that the corresponding sides have the same proportions. Ya, number 4 of congruent triangles was hard. After I finally understood how to do the question and I thought I got it right it had me switch the third and second last steps and I don’t understand why it had me do that. It had me saying the exact same thing for two steps in a row and only having different reasons for these two steps. I had something in between these two steps and I thought it made more sense that way but it said I was wrong. I don’t know it just seemed weird.
    laura 🙂

  5. #6 by Kathryn on December 6, 2010 - 12:41 am

    idk if i missed something when i was sick on wednesday or if it was new for everyone but i was totally lost on the similar triangles questions… i had no clue what anything meant. lol i understood the congruent triangles questions but i agree that #4 was hard… it didnt seem like all those steps were nessessary. like it seemed like you could just tell that the ray bisected the angles because of cpctc… it was confusing with all those steps…

  6. #7 by Robert on December 6, 2010 - 4:36 am

    ya i didnt get congruent triangles #4 that was a tuff one… if we could go over that one in class that would be AWSOME!!

  7. #8 by Ama on December 6, 2010 - 4:43 am

    yah 4 was pretty tricky and so was 3 of the similar triangles

    • #9 by Ama on December 6, 2010 - 12:32 pm

      ok, no school. the day i wanted school there is none. omg, really? well no hmwk tonight. 🙂 i want to go to volleyball!!! 😛 dontcha love how this has nothing to do with math? 🙂 well, have a good snow day people and we shall see each other tomorrow. 😐

      • #10 by jesjessjesss on December 6, 2010 - 4:21 pm

        wooooo hoooooo

      • #11 by Acacia Renée on December 6, 2010 - 6:43 pm

        ik!!! i wanted v-ball 2nite 2! i talked 2 al and he was trying 2 get our scrimmage against the varsity 2 work and let the parents come and watch, but he gave up cuz brother phil wasn’t answering his phone 😦

  8. #12 by kcbean95 on December 6, 2010 - 4:18 pm

    ya, the similar triangles are definitely harder than the congruent ones. robert… a-w-E-s-o-m-e! learn to spell!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    • #13 by jesjessjesss on December 6, 2010 - 4:21 pm

      good thing you had a snow day or you wouldn’t have completed your homework … should this be a 1 since you didn’t do it over the weekend??

    • #14 by Ama on December 6, 2010 - 8:57 pm

      yah, well maranda said there was volleyball for varsity from 3-5 idk bout jv. i hope we did the scrimmage tomorrow. i really want to play you guys, i heard you are really good. im a little nervous cuz the varsity is still a little shaky. :-\

  9. #15 by Acacia Renée on December 6, 2010 - 4:23 pm

    i did do it yesterday morning. c my first post? now i’m just commenting back. lol! ya, i did figure out the picture thing! like my slimy purple friend i met in august?

    • #16 by Acacia Renée on December 6, 2010 - 7:02 pm

      why hasn’t it changed? i put up a pic of my electric gloves and change my name 2 gloves but it won’t change???

      • #17 by Acacia Renée on December 6, 2010 - 7:03 pm

        never mind…

  10. #18 by Gloves on December 6, 2010 - 7:04 pm

    hafta do this so that u can confirm “gloves.” promise this is the last time i change my name. sorry.

    • #19 by jesjessjesss on December 6, 2010 - 7:34 pm

      very funny 🙂

    • #20 by Ama on December 6, 2010 - 8:59 pm

      wow its like attack of acacia posts and her gloves. hahahah 😛 im gonna change my picture now………. to me!!

    • #21 by Gloves on December 7, 2010 - 12:00 am

      just wondering ama, how did u comment at 8:59 tonight if it’s only 7:03 tonight? this site is WHACKED!

      • #22 by Ama on December 8, 2010 - 4:50 am

        ik, the time is all wrong. lets see its 11:49 right now, i wonder what time it’ll say i posted this. 😛

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