Enlargement by a non-integer scale factor

In this lesson, we will learn how to enlarge shapes by a non-integer scale factor. It would be helpful if you could have squared paper and a ruler for this lesson.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.A shape is enlarged by an integer scale factor more than 1. What does not change from the object to the image?

1/3

Q2.A square is enlarged by a scale factor of 3. The object had side length 4cm, what is side length of the image?

2/3

Q3.A regular pentagon has been enlarged by scale factor 5. The side length of the image is 35mm, what is the side length of the object?

3/3

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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!

Q1.A shape is enlarged by an integer scale factor more than 1. What does not change from the object to the image?

1/3

Q2.A square is enlarged by a scale factor of 3. The object had side length 4cm, what is side length of the image?

2/3

Q3.A regular pentagon has been enlarged by scale factor 5. The side length of the image is 35mm, what is the side length of the object?

3/3

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Enlargement by a non-integer scale factor quiz

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Q1.Which of these statements best describes a 'non-integer'?

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Q2.A square has side length 12cm. It is enlarged by scale factor 2/5. What is the side length of the image?

2/3

Q3.A regular hexagon is enlarged by a scale factor of 3.5. The image side length is 31.5m. What is the side length of the object?

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:

Enlargement by a non-integer scale factor quiz

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

Q1.Which of these statements best describes a 'non-integer'?

1/3

Q2.A square has side length 12cm. It is enlarged by scale factor 2/5. What is the side length of the image?

2/3

Q3.A regular hexagon is enlarged by a scale factor of 3.5. The image side length is 31.5m. What is the side length of the object?

3/3

Lesson summary: Enlargement by a non-integer scale factor

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