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Maths – Right Similar Triangles and Geometric Mean

Posted on: July 2, 2016

Pre-requisite: understanding of “similar triangles” and the “similarity ratio”.

This is a good video explaining what is “Geometry Mean” in a right triangle, and how we can use it to find the length of sides.

You can go to Mathwarehouse site to try out rotating the right triangles to see their similarity.

similar-right-triangle

 

You might want to try out questions in Mathwarehouse site as well : http://www.mathwarehouse.com/geometry/similar/triangles/geometric-mean.php

 

And here is another video showing how to solve question for geometric mean:

 

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