# G.3.5.2 Dilation or Violation?

- Author:
- Katie Akesson

- Topic:
- Dilation

Here’s a triangle ABC. Points M and N are the midpoints of 2 sides. Convince yourself triangle ABC is a dilation of triangle AMN. Describe how you know. What is the center of the dilation? What is the scale factor?

What is the relationship between segment BC and segment MN? Explain how you know.