Uniform & Non-Uniform Scaling: Definition & Examples


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Which of the following has uniform scaling?

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1. Which of the following has non-uniform scaling?

2. Larry is making a miniature bird house with a uniform scaling factor of 1:8. The life-size bird house has a height measurement of 18 inches. What is the height measurement of the miniature bird house?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Determine your understanding of uniform and non-uniform scaling with these helpful study assessments. Topics on the quiz include how to identify combinations of dimensions with uniform scaling and your ability to recognize those with non-uniform scaling.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet will help you to discover what you know about these topics:

  • How to find the height measurement of a miniature bird house with a given uniform scaling factor
  • Using uniform scaling to find the life-measurement of a specified model
  • Finding a life-size measurement, if possible, with non-uniform scaling

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how to calculate height measurements with various scaling techniques
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on uniform and non-uniform scaling
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as non-uniform and uniform scaling

Additional Learning

Access the lesson entitled Uniform & Non-Uniform Scaling: Definition & Examples for insight into the following areas of study:

  • The definition of 'scaling'
  • How it's used in the real world
  • What non-uniform and uniform scaling mean