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More on transformations


Scale factor enlargement

Shapes B, C and D are all enlargements of shape A. However, they are all different sizes and in different positions on the screen.


When describing enlargements you must state their size and their position.

Scale factor

The size of an enlargement is described by its scale factor.

For example, a scale factor of 2 means that the new shape is twice the size of the original. A scale factor of 3 means that the new shape is three times the size of the original.


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