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# SAS Vocabulary

Term | Definition |
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adjacent sides | Two sides that meet at a vertex. |

corresponding angles | Angles that have the same relative position in similar figures. |

corresponding sides | Sides that have the same relative position in similar figures. |

equivalent ratios | Ratios whose fraction representations are equivalent |

image | The figure that results from some transformation of a figure. |

midpoint | A point that divides a line segment into two segments of equal length. |

nested triangles | Triangles that share a common angle are sometimes called nested. |

proportion | An equation stating that two ratios are equal. |

ratio | A comparison of two quantities |

rep-tile | A figure you can use to make a larger, similar version of the original. |

scale drawing | An image of a figure that is similar to the original. |

scale factor | The number used to multiply the lengths of a figure to stretch or shrink it to a similar image. |

similar | Figures that have corresponding angles of equal measure and the ratios of each pair of corresponding sides are equivalent. |

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