Describe an enlargement with a negative scale factor

Learn how to describe enlargements with a negative scale factor.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Question 2

Question 3

Q1.An enlargement with a negative scale factor will invert (flip upside down) the shape?

1/3

Q2.An enlargement with a negative scale factor will make the shape smaller?

2/3

Q3.What scale factor does this enlargement from Shape A to shape B show?

3/3

This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Q1.An enlargement with a negative scale factor will invert (flip upside down) the shape?

1/3

Q2.An enlargement with a negative scale factor will make the shape smaller?

2/3

Q3.What scale factor does this enlargement from Shape A to shape B show?

3/3

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Describe an enlargement with a negative scale factor

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Q1.Shape A maps to shape B in an enlargement, calculate the scale factor.

1/3

Q2.Why have corresponding vertices been joined up in shapes A and B with straight lines in this enlargement?

2/3

Q3.The point at (-2,-1) is enlarged by a scale factor of -2 from the centre of enlargement at (0,0). What will the new coordinate of the point be?

3/3

This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Describe an enlargement with a negative scale factor

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Q1.Shape A maps to shape B in an enlargement, calculate the scale factor.

1/3

Q2.Why have corresponding vertices been joined up in shapes A and B with straight lines in this enlargement?

2/3

Q3.The point at (-2,-1) is enlarged by a scale factor of -2 from the centre of enlargement at (0,0). What will the new coordinate of the point be?

3/3

Lesson summary: Describe an enlargement with a negative scale factor

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