# Shadows Task involving Similar Triangles

I worked through this shadows task that involves similar triangles at a 2013 Common Core Workshop I attended (OGAP). I am blogging about the activities we did last summer so that they are easier for me to find when I go to plan lessons. I hope these ideas will inspire you as well.

I found the answer to this task to be very unexpected! If I taught geometry, I’d definitely use this problem!

After coming home from the workshop, I was able to find the probIem online. I don’t think we were given answer choices, though.

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