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 Scale Factor:  The ratio of corresponding lengths of the sides of two similar figures.

Answer the following questions about a dilating FGHI about the origin with a scale factor of 2. Let figure F'G'H'I' be the dilated figure.

 

 Choose each answer from the menus.

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 a) How does the size and shape of FGHI compare to the image F'G'H'I'?  a)
 b) If GH has length of 4 units, what is the length of G'H' ?  b)
 c) I has coordinates (1, 3). What are the coordinates of I' ?  c)