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Measuring with Mirrors

Unit 6: Scaling Up- Dilations, Similarity and Proportional Relationships
Lesson 5 of 6

Objective: SWBAT use mirrors to measure the height of a tall object indirectly. Students will understand how the properties of similar triangles can be used in indirect measurement.

Big Idea: Students use properties of similar triangles to explain a method for measuring the height of an object indirectly.

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Math, Geometry, 10th grade
  56 minutes
measuring with mirrors activity
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