Dilation: Lesson

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Dilation—more than just an eye opener! A short video introduces the concept of dilating a figure given a center and a scale factor. Using prime notation, the installment of a larger geometry playlist shows how to label dilated images.

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CCSS: Adaptable
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Instructional Ideas
  • Use construction techniques to create dilations
  • Experiment with changing the center of dilation and its effect on the image
Classroom Considerations
  • Individuals should know how to determine lengths given scale factors and beginning distances
  • Links to more dilation resources
  • Works examples involving dilations
  • None
Common Core