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  • 3 years ago

Corresponding sides of similar figures have lengths 4 millimeters and 8 millimeters. What is the scale factor that enlarges the smaller figure to the larger figure?

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  1. shivam_bhalla
    • 3 years ago
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    Scale factor = 8 millimeter/4 millimeter

  2. Diyadiya
    • 3 years ago
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    4 x x =8 x =8/4 So the scale factor will be ?

  3. shivam_bhalla
    • 3 years ago
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    In the above written by @Diyadiya x-->scale factor

  4. xoxosweetx3
    • 3 years ago
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    Whatare the steps i have to do ?

  5. shivam_bhalla
    • 3 years ago
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    LOL @Diyadiya just mentioned them

  6. xoxosweetx3
    • 3 years ago
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    >.> but i dont understand them ! I need like an explination :/

  7. Diyadiya
    • 3 years ago
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    \[4 \times Scale \ factor =8\]Let the scale factor be \( x\)\[4 \times x =8\] divide both sides by 4 \[x = \frac{8}{4}\] Is this understandable ?

  8. xoxosweetx3
    • 3 years ago
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    My options are 2 12 4 0.5

  9. shivam_bhalla
    • 3 years ago
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    @xoxosweetx3 , 8 divided by 4 = ??

  10. Diyadiya
    • 3 years ago
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    Its enlarging ,so 4 times *some number* gives you the next size ,and we are trying to find that *some number *which is the scale factor I've done rest of it in the above post

  11. xoxosweetx3
    • 3 years ago
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    2 ...

  12. Diyadiya
    • 3 years ago
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    Right!! :D

  13. Diyadiya
    • 3 years ago
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    btw did you understand ?

  14. xoxosweetx3
    • 3 years ago
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    Yeah I got it (: Thanks

  15. Diyadiya
    • 3 years ago
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    You're Welcome :D

  16. xoxosweetx3
    • 3 years ago
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    Oh and Im putting another question up soon ! :c

  17. _Bugzbunny_
    • one year ago
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    |dw:1421114139406:dw|

  18. _Bugzbunny_
    • one year ago
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    so our answer is 2

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