# Similar ~ Meaning

Similar is a shape that has the same angles, and the lengths are proportionals, lastly they ARE THE SAME SHAPES..............
Below idetify if they are similar.

What are the charactistics of any thing being similar?

These two triangles are similar. Find side lengths a and b. Note: the two figures are not drawn to scale.

Jada claims that B′C′D′ is a dilation of BCD using A as the center of dilation.What are some ways you can convince Jada that her claim is not true?