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36 resources with the keyterm dilation

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Coordinate Plane Transformations

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Geometric transformations are explored by high schoolers. They will create a set of instructions for plotting coordinates representing an original transformation of a real-world figure. These instructions are shared with middle...
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Dilations in the Plane

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Tenth graders investigate dilations and explore the dilation transformation before investigating the properties of a dilation using Cabri Jr. High schoolers extend the concept of dilatation to the coordinate plane.
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What is a Transformation?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
A transformation is the process of changing the graph of a figure or a shape. The instructor introduces the four most common transformations: reflection, dilation, rotation, and translation. So watch as she draws the transformations on a...
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Transformations

For Students 10th
In this transformations worksheet, 10th graders solve and complete 27 various types of problems that include similar figures and justifying answers. First, they dilate the shape shown using a zoom factor from the origin. Then, students...
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How Do You Make a Figure Larger Using a Dilation?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
A dilation increases or decreases the size of a figure. In this lesson the teacher shows you how to use a scale factor of three to dilate the given figure. She identifies the ordered pairs, multiplies them by three, plots the new...
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What is a Transformation?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
A transformation is the process of changing the graph of a figure or a shape. The instructor introduces the four most common transformations: reflection, dilation, rotation, and translation. So watch as she draws the transformations on a...
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Visual Analogies

For Students 4th - 8th
Here are four questions which require learners to examine four pairs of visual analogies and then choose a figure that completes a missing part of an analogy that is the same as the one shown. They then get to create their own visual...
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Dilations and Similarity

For Students 8th - 10th Standards
In this dilations and similarity learning exercise, pupils solve 10 different problems that include various dilations. First, they determine the scale factor of dilations found in the illustrated graphs. Then, everyone determines the...
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Similarity and Dilations - Discover Properties of Similar Figures

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Learners investigate properties of similar figures. In this properties of similar figures lesson, pupils construct similar figures using Cabri Jr. They dilate their figure to create a similar one, and discuss the relationships between...
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Exploring Quadratic Data Using Translation and Dilation

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Mathematicians analyze the vertex form of a parabola and find an approximate fit of a model. They explain the quadratic parabola function and its properties by developing quadratic models. They use translation and dilation to change the...
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Transformations

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners view a linked PowerPoint presentation that illustrates 5 vocabulary words related to transformations of geometric shapes. Students complete one vocabulary web for each word, the format for this is linked to the lesson.
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Scale Factor

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate scale factors of figures.  In this scale factors of figures lesson, students find the scale factor given its' original perimeter and dilated perimeter.  Students find the area of an image given the scale factor and...
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Dilations with Matrices

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Examine dilation with matrices with your class. Learners write a conjecture for how the scale factor determines the size of an image. They then use their conjecture to write a matrix multiplication problem for the illustrated triangle...
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Transformations and Matrices

For Teachers 9th - 11th
There are four activities in this extensive lesson covering the identity matrix and scaling, the linear representation of translations, the linear representation of rotations, and reflections. In small groups, they use the Cabri II...
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How Do You Make a Figure Larger Using a Dilation?

For Teachers 6th - 10th
A dilation increases or decreases the size of a figure. In this lesson the teacher shows you how to use a scale factor of three to dilate the given figure. She identifies the ordered pairs, multiplies them by three, plots the new...
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Six Exercise Sets on Transformations

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Middle and high schoolers solve fifteen problems from six exercise sets covering transformations, reflections, rotations, and enlargements. The solutions are provided.
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Geometry: Second Semester Final Exam

For Students 9th - 12th
High schoolers complete problems dealing with topics covered during the second semester. They find the scale factor of a dilation, identify the rotation and reflection of figures, identify the angle measure of a sector, add matrices, and...
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Transformations and Tessellations

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Shape shifters explore transformation through the construction of patterns on a TI handheld. In this math lesson, students investigate and apply their knowledge of reflection, translation, rotation, and dilation. This assignment requires...
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Transformations

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders define the following words: transformation, reflection, rotation, dilation, and translation upon viewing a PowerPoint presentation. They then create vocabulary webs to enhance understanding of concept.
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Transformation of a Triangle Worksheet

For Students 9th - 12th
With this one-page, straightforward worksheet, nascent geometers reflect, translate, rotate, and dilate a right triangle. No solutions are provided.
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Transformations

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders explore transformations.  In this geometry lesson, 10th graders investigate translations, reflections, rotations, and dilatation's on a Cartesian coordinate plane.  Step-by-step instructions are provided for the TI-84 Plus...
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Transformational Geometry

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students work in cooperative groups to manipulate a figure on the computer to demonstrate different types of geometric transformations. They generate formulas that can be used to translate different figures.
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Dilation on a Coordinate Plane

For Students 9th - 12th
In this geometry worksheet, students dilate a quadrilateral by first determining the points, applying the scale factor, and redrawing the transformed image. There is 1 shape to transform.
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Studying the Properties of Figures Created through a Dilation

For Students 9th - 12th
In this geometry worksheet, students walk through several exercises to determine the effect of dilation when the scale factor is less than 1, greater than 1, or equal to 1 as well as the effect on the lengths, area, and vertices of a...