# Dilate...measurement...

- Author:
- Emina Alibegovic

We'll take a moment to think about the various aspects of shapes and how they change if we dilate them.

## Dilate the segment BC from A by a factor of 3.

## If BC is x units long, how long is B'C'?

## Dilate the square BCDE from A by a factor of 3.

If the area of BCDE is x square units, what is the area of the square B'C'D'E'?