Dilation allows you to shrink or enlarge the size of a figure without changing its shape. In this tutorial, follow along as you see how dilate a figure by a given scale factor. Check it out!
When someone's eyes dilate, their pupils get bigger or smaller, but they always stay the same shape. Dilation in math is very similar. When you dilate a figure, you change the size of the figure without changing its shape. This tutorial introduces you to dilation. Take a look!