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Lengths and angles
This task is about what happens to lengths and angles under enlargement.
In this diagram shape X has been enlarged by a scale factor of 3 to create shape Y.
Use the diagram to answer the following questions.
Question
a) The
lengths
of each side of shape Y are all ...
smaller than the sides in shape X.
the same as the sides in shape X.
3 times as long as the sides in shape X.
6 times as long as the sides in shape X.
9 times as long as the sides in shape X.
Question
b) The
angles
in shape Y are ...
all smaller than the angles in shape X.
all the same as the angles in shape X.
all bigger than the angles in shape X.
sometimes smaller and sometimes the same as the angles in shape X.
sometimes bigger and sometimes the same as the angles in shape X.