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Secondary II • 5mo.

Hello Alloprof,

I have a question in math, precisely in proportional reasoning.

When we say, similarity ratio and proportionality ratio, is it the same thing?

Thanks, good evening!


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    Team Alloprof • 5mo.

    Hi there!

    Thanks for reaching out :)

    From what I understand, similarity ratio is used more in geometry. For example, two triangles could have a similarity ratio of 1:3. One triangle is 3 times bigger than the first, but its still the same triangle, which would make it similar.

    A proportionality ratio, on the other hand, could be used in any other situation. It represents a relation between two quantities!

    To learn more on that topic, it's right over here:

    Hope that helps! Have a great night :)


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