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4-67.

Alexa is looking at the shape at right. She needs to make several different figures that are similar to it.

If she uses the scale factor

, will the new shape that she creates be larger or smaller than the original? Justify your answer. When multiplying by a number larger than

, will the new number be larger or smaller than it originally was? Consider multipliers in terms of scale factors. List two different scale factors Alexa could use to make a smaller shape.

Any number less than

, but greater than . List two different scale factors Alexa could use to make a larger shape.

Any number greater than

.

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