Enlargements and Scale Factors

Who Is the Fairest of Them All?

Stage: 3 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3

Explore the effect of combining enlargements.

Growing Rectangles

Stage: 3 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

What happens to the area and volume of 2D and 3D shapes when you enlarge them?

Fit for Photocopying

Stage: 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3

Photocopiers can reduce from A3 to A4 without distorting the image. Explore the relationships between different paper sizes that make this possible.

Enlargements and Scale Factors - Short Problems

Stage: 3 and 4

A collection of short Stage 3 and 4 problems on enlargements and scale factors.

Growing Triangle

Stage: 3 Short Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

If the base and height of a triangle are increased by different percentages, what happens to its area?