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  1. Alexa is looking at the shape below. She needs to make several different figures that are similar to it. 5-111 HW eTool (Desmos). Homework Help ✎

    1. If she uses the scale factor , will the new shape that she creates be larger or smaller than the original? Justify your answer.

    2. List two different scale factors Alexa could use to make a smaller shape.

    3. List two different scale factors Alexa could use to make a larger shape.

When multiplying by a number larger than 1, will the new number be larger or smaller than it originally was?
Consider multipliers in terms of scale factors.

Any number less than 1, but greater than 0.

Any number greater than 1.

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