Solving Proportions - Concept

Concept Concept (1)

Solving proportions is a crucial skill when studying similar polygons. The ratio of corresponding side lengths between similar polygons are equal and two equivalent ratios are a proportion. For solving proportions problems, we set up the proportions and solve for the missing side length - it will be a variable, or a variable expression.

Sample Sample Problems (3)

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Solving Proportions - Problem 1
Problem 1
How to solve a proportion with a variable on both sides.
Solving Proportions - Problem 2
Problem 2
How to solve a proportion with a variable expression.
Solving Proportions - Problem 3
Problem 3
How to solve a proportion with a variable expression and a variable.