# Dilations

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What is Dilation in Geometry?
A dilation is a non-rigid transformation, which means that the original and the image are not congruent. They are, however, similar figures. To perform dilations, a scale factor and a center of dilation are needed. If the scale factor is larger than 1, the image is larger than the original; if the scale factor is less than 1, the image is smaller than the original.

How to perform a dilation of a point with center other than (0,0), how to determine the scale factor of a dilation
Transformational Geometry- Dilations
Dilations
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Dilations on the Coordinate Plane

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