Enlargement by a negative scale factor

In this lesson, you will learn how to enlarge a shape by a negative scale factor. It would be helpful if you could have squared paper and a ruler for this lesson

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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!

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Q1.Fill the gap: if the scale factor of an enlargement is ____________ 1, then the image is larger than the object.

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Q2.Fill in the gap: if the scale factor of an enlargement is __________ 1, then the image is smaller than the object

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Q3.In the diagram, P is the...

Questions 3 and 4 will refer to this image

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Q4.Fill in the gap: the distances from P to each of the points on the enlarged shape are __________ the distances from P to each of the corresponding points on the original shape.

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Q5.Fill in the gaps: shape ABCD has been __________ by scale factor ______, with _____ of enlargement (0,3).

Question 5 refers to this picture

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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

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.Fill the gap: if the scale factor of an enlargement is ____________ 1, then the image is larger than the object.

1/5

Q2.Fill in the gap: if the scale factor of an enlargement is __________ 1, then the image is smaller than the object

2/5

Q3.In the diagram, P is the...

Questions 3 and 4 will refer to this image

3/5

Q4.Fill in the gap: the distances from P to each of the points on the enlarged shape are __________ the distances from P to each of the corresponding points on the original shape.

4/5

Q5.Fill in the gaps: shape ABCD has been __________ by scale factor ______, with _____ of enlargement (0,3).

Question 5 refers to this picture

5/5

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Enlargement by a negative scale factor quiz

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Q1.Which of the following options best describes an enlargement of scale factor -1?

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Q2.Which of the following options best describes an enlargement where the scale factor is less than -1?

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Q3.Which of the below images show a correct enlargement of scale factor -1, about the given point?

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Q4.Which of the below images show a correct enlargement of scale factor -2, about the given point?

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Q5.Which of the following statements is incorrect?

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Quiz:

Enlargement by a negative scale factor quiz

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

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.Which of the following options best describes an enlargement of scale factor -1?

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Q2.Which of the following options best describes an enlargement where the scale factor is less than -1?

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Q3.Which of the below images show a correct enlargement of scale factor -1, about the given point?

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Q4.Which of the below images show a correct enlargement of scale factor -2, about the given point?

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Q5.Which of the following statements is incorrect?

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Lesson summary: Enlargement by a negative scale factor

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