On the accompanying set of axes, graph ΔABCwith coordinates A(-1,2), B(0,6), and C(5,4). Then graphΔA'B'C', the image of ΔABCafter a dilation of 2.

Also, what exactly is meant by a dilation of a number?

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- October 2nd 2008, 05:27 AMmagentaritaDilation of 2
On the accompanying set of axes, graph Δ

*ABC*with coordinates A(-1,2), B(0,6), and C(5,4). Then graph*ΔA'B'C'*, the image of Δ*ABC*after a dilation of 2.

Also, what exactly is meant by a dilation of a number?

- October 3rd 2008, 10:15 AMmasters
A dilation is a transformation that produces an image that is the same shape as the original, but is a different size.

This is a good site to find out about dilations. It has an example very similar to yours.

Regents Math A: Dilations

Just multiply each of your coordinates by a scale factor of 2 to get your new dilated coordinates:

A'(-2, 4), B'(0, 12), C'(10, 8) - October 3rd 2008, 04:50 PMmagentaritagreat....