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In Geometry two shapes are similar when the only difference is size (and possibly the need to move, turn or flip one around).

A similar shape is 2 shapes where one is the same shape but a different size

She used Simcity (similar) and constructed exactly what she saw outside her window but a small size.


Examples of similar shapes where the size is different

Each shape above is similar to the correspondingly coloured shape.

3D shapes can also be similar



These two cubes are similar to each other.

A complex shape that has been made bigger is a similar shape

Shapes A and B are similar to each other even though they are different sizes.


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