Scale Factor

Abbreviation: S.F. (Not to be confused with s.f. for significant figure)

The number a which a shape’s sides are multiplied by in an enlargement.

Example: The scale factor from A to B is 2.

🔑Key Scale Factor Topics: Enlargement, Similar Shapes
👀Also Look up: Enlarge, Similar

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