# G.3.1 Learning Goals

- Author:
- Katie Akesson

- I can understand and apply the terms scale factor and dialtion.
- I can dilate a figure given a scale factor and center.

## Glossary

__Scale facto____is the number by which every length in an original figure is multiplied when you make a scaled copy. A__

**r****with center**

__dilation__*P*and positive scale factor

*k*takes a point

*A*along the ray

*PA*to another point whose disctance is

*k*times furthere away from

*P*than

*A*is.

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