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Draw any quadrilateral. Then enlarge or reduce it according to the directions below.

  1. Enlarge it by a ratio of . Record the lengths of the sides of the original and the new quadrilateral on your drawing.

    The sides of your enlarged quadrilateral will be whole numbers if your original quadrilateral has even-numbered lengths.

    The sides of your new figure should be times the length of the original sides.

  2. Now reduce your original quadrilateral by a ratio of . Again, record the lengths of the sides of the new quadrilateral.