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A scale factor is a number which scales, or multiplies, some quantity. A scale factor of two would mean to multiply whatever it is by two.

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The mean and scale will change by the factor of change for the sample data.

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times by two

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You increase the scale factor.

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The area scale factor is the square of the side length scale factor.

What is the scale factor of a 3 sided shape?

1 shape cannot have a scale factor. A scale factor is something (a factor) that relates one shape to another.

How does scale factor relate to perimeter?

Scale factor and perimeter are related because if the scale factor is 2, then the perimeter will be doubled. So whatever the scale factor is, that is how many times the perimeter will be enlarged.

What is the relationship between scale factor and area?

The area is directly proportional to the square of the scale factor. If the scale factor is 2, the area is 4-fold If the scale factor is 3, the area is 9-fold If the scale factor is 1000, the area is 1,000,000-fold

How do you find a scale factor?

A scale Factor is Algbrea so you have to... x - + and/or divided.

How do you figure out the scale factor of a circle?

how do you find the scale factor of two circles

What is the scale factor of 24 ft?

A scale factor requires two measures.

How does the scale factor apply to the area?

The areas are related by the square of the scale factor.

What is the name of the common ratio of corresponding sides of similar figures?

The scale factor.The scale factor.The scale factor.The scale factor.

When you make a figure bigger or smaller using scale factor it is called?

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How do you find the scale factor in math?

well.... first off you have to find the scale factor...

What is the scale factor that doubles the size of a figure called?

A scale factor of 2.

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The scale factor is 1 to 150

Perimeter ratio 100 and find scale factor?

The linear scale factor is 100.

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A negative scale factor is used to produce the image on the other side of the centre of enlargement (scaled to the absolute value of the scale factor).

Two similar triangles have a scale factor of 35 What is the ratio of their areas?

Their scale factor is 3 : 5, which mean their sides scale factor is 3 : 5, too. The area formula : S = bh/2 ---> The ratio of their areas : (3 : 5)^2=9 : 25 It's the answer.

What is the dilation of 22 if the scale factor is 2.5?

The dilation of 22 with scale factor 2.5 is 55.The formula for finding a dilation with a scale factor is x' = kx (k = scale factor), so x' = 2.5(22) = 55.

Whais the scale factor of scale 125?


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scale factor

A dilation is a reduction if the scale factor is?

A diliation is a reduction if the scale factor is: less than 1.