|Tool: Triangle similarity test - SSS - Math Open Reference:||
|Go to:||http://www.mathopenref.com/similarsss.html (opens a new window)|
An interactive applet and associated web page showing how the SSS similarity test works. Two similar triangles are shown that can be resized by dragging. The other triangle adjusts to remain similar and the angle-angle-angle elements are highlighted to show how they are involved in this test of similarity. (all three corresponding sides in the same proportion).
The web page describes all this and has links to other related pages.
Applet can be enlarged to full screen size for use with a classroom projector. After use in the classroom, student can access it again from any web browser at home or in the library with no login required.
This resource is a component of the Math Open Reference interactive geometry reference book project at http://www.mathopenref.com.
|Technology Type:||Java Applet|
|Cost:||Does not require payment for use|
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