Properties of Basic Dilations


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Which of the following is true for a dilation transformation?

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1. Which statement is NOT true for a dilation transformation?

2. A dilation has a scale factor of 2/3. What does that mean for the size of the dilated shape?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Basic dilations have noteworthy properties. See what you know about these properties and the scale factor by using the worksheet and quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be tested over the following topics quickly:

  • What a scale factor of 2/3 means for the size of the dilated shape
  • The default center of dilation if it is not stated
  • Traits of a dilation transformation
  • Finding the vertices of a dilated triangle

Skills Practiced

  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve dilation problems
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about characteristics of a dilation transformation
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about the default center of dilation and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

If you would like to keep learning, use the lesson named Properties of Basic Dilations. Thanks to this lesson, you can analyze more about:

  • What scale factor refers to
  • The meaning of dilation
  • Examples of a dilation transformation
Final Exam
Chapter Exam
Michigan Merit Exam - Math: Dilations & Isometries
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