Scale Factor

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Students investigate scale factors of figures.  In this scale factors of figures lesson plan, students find the scale factor given its' original perimeter and dilated perimeter.  Students find the area of an image given the scale factor and the area of the pre-image.  Students make tables of scale factors, perimeters, and areas of figures.

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Resource Details

Grade
9th - 12th
Subjects
Math
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Technology
Calculator
Year
2009
Usage Permissions
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