Lesson about topic "Dilations"

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1. Word cloud
60 seconds
What is a dilation?
2. Slide
60 seconds
Dilation is a transformation that changes the size of an object. It involves stretching or shrinking an object along its axes. It can be represented by a scale factor.
What is Dilation?
3. Slide
60 seconds
Scale Factor: The ratio of two lengths and measures the amount of scaling that takes place. Axes: The plural form of axis, which is an imaginary line in a two dimensional figure that divides it into two equal halves. Transformation: A change in the position, size, or shape of a figure.
4. Poll
60 seconds
What do you think is the most important characteristic of a dilation?
  • The shape of the dilation
  • The scale factor
  • The center of the dilation
5. Slide
60 seconds
Dilation can also refer to the process of increasing the size of something, such as a lake or ocean. The opposite of dilation is contraction. Dilation can also occur in time – when time passes more slowly or quickly than usual.
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6. Drawings
450 seconds
Draw / write: What are the similarities between dilations and the other transformations (translations, rotations, and reflections)?
7. Drawings
360 seconds
Draw / write: What is the relationship between scale factor and the size of a dilation?
8. Open question
150 seconds
What strategies can be used to identify the center of a dilation?
9. Open question
330 seconds
How can you determine the scale factor of a dilation given the coordinates of the image points?

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