This concept teaches students to use similar triangles and proportions to find measurements indirectly.
Learn to recognize similarity and use similar figures with indirect measurement.
This video gives more detail about the mathematical principles presented in Indirect Measurement.
This video shows how to work step-by-step through one or more of the examples in Indirect Measurement.
A list of student-submitted discussion questions for Indirect Measurement.
Find out how Thales of Miletus figured out the height of the Great Pyramid in Egypt 2,600 years ago.
This study guide looks at similar polygons, scale factor (ratio), and triangle similarity.