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Maths Exercices

Dilations: Classification

A dilation is a transformation that produces an image that is the same shape as the original, but is a different size.

A dilation used to create an image larger than the original is called an enlargement.
A dilation used to create an image smaller than the original is called a reduction.


Figure B is a dilation of figure A. Is it an enlargement or a reduction?



Enlargement
Reduction