# Similar Polygon Exploration in Geogebra

//Similar Polygon Exploration in Geogebra

## Similar Polygon Exploration in Geogebra

Use Geogebra to

• create similar polygons,
• compare the scale factor of a dilation with the side lengths of the image and preimage
• compare the scale factor with the ratio of the perimeters
• compare the scale factor with the ratio of the areas

A written version of the investigation is below.

Similar Polygon Exploration

To see a modified version of this exploration (with check boxes to show/hide the ratios) see https://www.geogebra.org/m/ymm4V3XS

By | 2017-11-13T22:01:54+00:00 January 4th, 2017|Geometry|2 Comments

### 2 Comments

1. Mandeep March 22, 2018 at 6:12 pm - Reply

Thanks so much for sharing the video of this activity. I had this activity in my mind, but didn’t know how to create it in the Geogebra.

• Stacie Bender March 25, 2018 at 7:49 pm - Reply

You’re welcome! My intent was to write up instructions for my students to follow so they could learn more about the power of Geogebra. However, we are not one-to-one and it’s difficult to get a cart of computers so I posted anyway hoping it might help fellow teachers.