8.2: SideSplitter Theorem
This activity is intended to supplement Geometry, Chapter 7, Lesson 5.
Problem 1 – Side Splitter Theorem
In SIDESP1.8xv, you are given
1. Move point
Position 







1  
2  
3  
4 
2. Make some observations about the ratios of the sides in the triangle. What relationships do you notice?
3. Use the table to complete the following conjecture about the relationship between
4. In SIDESP2.8xv, drag point
5. In SIDESP2.8xv, drag point
6. Why are the results different when moving point
Problem 2 – Application of the SideSplitter Theorem
7. Find the value of
8. Find the value of
Problem 3 – Extension of the SideSplitter Theorem
For this problem, we will look at a corollary of the sidesplitter theorem.
9. In SIDESP3.8xv, move point
Position 







1  
2  
3  
4 
10. What do you notice about the ratios
11. Use the table to complete the following conjecture about the relationship between
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