Students solve word problems involving similar triangles. Students may begin at any scavenger hunt card. For each card, they will draw picture(if one is not given), write a proportion, solve and write their answer in a sentence. They will then
8 task cards and answer sheet. 4 task cards ask students to identify the scale factor used to dilate the figure. 4 task cards give students a sequence of transformations to follow, one of which is a dilation.
Directions: Students should begin on the card labeled “START”. They will solve the system of equations by whatever method is stated on the card(graphing, substitution or elimination). After they have solved the system, they will find their answer