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graphLouis is dilating triangle at right. He multiplied each -coordinate and -coordinate of triangle by .  6-46 HW eTool (Desmos)   Homework Help ✎

  1. What are the new coordinates of the points?

    Use the graph to find the coordinates of points , , and . Then multiply each value by . For example, point is originally . Its new coordinates will be . Find points and .

  2. Graph Louis’ new triangle.

    After multiplying each -coordinate and -coordinate by , plot the new points.

  3. Describe how triangle changed.

    Its sides are twice as long and rotated .

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