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Scale Factor and Area of Similar Figures
Common Core: 7.G.1

Scale Factor and Area of Similar Figures

Author: Graham Pardun
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This lesson will discuss the relationship between scale factor and area of similar figures.

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How the Scale Factor and Areas of Similar Figures Relate

If triangle A is scaled up from triangle B by a factor of 2, how much larger is it area? In this lesson, we'll check this out and come up with a ratio experimentally.