# Enlargement from a given point

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### Key learning points

- In this lesson, we will learn how to enlarge a shape from a given point. It would be helpful if you could have squared paper and a ruler for this lesson.

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### 3 Questions

Q1.

Which of these statements best describes a 'non-integer'?

A negative number

A whole number

Q2.

A square has side length 12cm. It is enlarged by scale factor 2/5. What is the side length of the image?

10cm

2.4cm

60cm

Q3.

A regular hexagon is enlarged by a scale factor of 3.5. The image side length is 31.5m. What is the side length of the object?

110.25m

110m

19m

### 5 Questions

Q1.

Fill the gap: if the scale factor of an enlargement is ____________ 1, then the image is larger than the object.

1 +

equal to

less than

Q2.

Fill in the gap: if the scale factor of an enlargement is __________ 1, then the image is smaller than the object

equal to 1

greater than 1

less than 1

Q3.

In the diagram, P is the...

Just a point on the grid

Place of Enlargment

Point of Enlargement

Q4.

Fill in the gap: the distances from P to each of the points on the enlarged shape are __________ the distances from P to each of the corresponding points on the original shape.

11 times

2 times

5 times

Q5.

Fill in the gaps: shape ABCD has been __________ by scale factor ______, with _____ of enlargement (0,3).

enlarged, 2, point

enlarged, 3, centre

made bigger, 3, place