Draw a new rectangle that is an enlarged copy of your original rectangle and has a length of
Notice that the side
units long corresponds to the side units long.
Show how you can calculate the width of your new rectangle.
What number did you multiply
units by to get units?
Use this same multiplier to calculate the new enlarged width.
Use the eTool below to help you better understand how scale factors work.
Click the link at right for the full version of the eTool: 9-88 HW eTool