# CCSS IP Math II 5.2.1 Example 1

- Author:
- Walch Education

- Topic:
- Triangles

Use the definition of similarity in terms of similarity transformations to determine whether the two figures are similar. Explain your answer.

- Examine the orientation of the triangles.
- Determine whether a dilation has taken place by calculating the scale factor.
- Calculate the scale factor of the changes in the side lengths.
- Determine if another transformation has taken place.
- State your conclusion.

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