# Similar Animals

## Similar Dogs

I believe these dogs are similar because they look the same but they are just different in size, The dog on the right is larger and the puppy on the left is smaller.

## Similar Pandas

These pandas are also similar because their appearance is the same, but their sizes differ. The panda on the right is larger and the panda on the left is smaller.

## Similar Triangles

These triangles are similar because they are look exactly the same, but they have different sizes. The triangle on the left is larger and the triangle on the right is smaller.

## Similar Rhombuses

I feel that these rhombuses are similar because they are exactly the same with the exception of their sizes. The rhombus on the left is larger and the rhombus on the right is smaller.

## Why is it Important to Know How to Identify Similar Figures?

It is important to know how to identify similar figures because if you don't know if they are similar or not you will not be able to tell if one of the figures is a dilation of the other.

## How to find the scale factors of similar figures?

You can find the scale factors of similar figures by dividing the side length of the image by the side length of the pre-image of a dilation.