Some things are just too big to measure! In this BrainPOP movie, Tim and Moby introduce you to the use of similar triangles as a tool for solving certain types of problems. Discover all about what indirect measurement is, and how it can help you size up shapes that can’t be measured directly. You’ll walk through a sample problem as you learn how shadows can help you figure out height, and how congruent and proportional triangles work together to help you solve problems. Put away that ladder and learn how to measure by similarity!
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