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# Finding Scale Factor

Rectangles P, Q, R, and S are scaled copies of one another.  For the dilation that takes P to Q, is the scale factor greater than 1, equal to 1, or less than 1?

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Rectangles P, Q, R, and S are scaled copies of one another.  For the dilation that takes R to S, is the scale factor greater than 1, equal to 1, or less than 1?

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• A
• B
• C

Rectangles P, Q, R, and S are scaled copies of one another.  For the dilation that takes P to S, is the scale factor greater than 1, equal to 1, or less than 1?

Select all that apply
• A
• B
• C

Here is an unlabeled polygon, along with its scaled copies Polygons A–D. For each copy, determine the scale factor. Explain how you know.

These triangles are scaled copies of each other. What is the scale factor?

These rectangles are scaled copies of each other. What is the scale factor?

These rectangles are scaled copies of each other. What is the scale factor from ABCD to UVWX?