Illustration of 2 ladders leaning against opposite sides of a palm tree to form similar right triangles.…

Illustration of 3 ladders leaning against the side of a building (wall) to form right triangles. The…

Illustration of a triangle divided by a parallel line to form two similar triangles.

Illustration of similar triangles used to find distance across a lake.

Illustration of similar triangles used to find distance across a stream

Illustration of similar triangles used to find height of smokestack.