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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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