Enlargements

Count on the scale to enlarge a figure. The video shows how to create an enlargement given a scale factor and a center of enlargement. The presenter multiplies the vertical and horizontal distance by the scale factor to find the new location of each vertices of the figure.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Lead a discussion about the importance of the center of enlargement
Classroom Considerations

  • The class should be familiar with scale factors
  • Worksheets cover more than one video
Pros

  • Includes opportunities for students to practice the skill
  • Contains an answer key
Cons

  • None