Understanding Dilations

Learn how photographers use dilations to print the same photograph in larger or smaller sizes in this Math Shorts video.

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This video was made for the PBS LearningMedia library, thanks to a generous grant from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. It was produced in collaboration with Utah Education Network.

Common Core State Standards: CCSS.Math.Content.8.G.A.3 (Grade 8): Describe the effect of dilations, translations, rotations, and reflections on two-dimensional figures using coordinates.