Explore the applet and observe the dilation of triangle $ABC$. The dilation always uses center $P$, but you can change the scale factor. What connections can you make between the scale factor and the dilated triangle?
If your teacher gives you the problem card:
- Silently read your card and think about what information you need to answer the question.
- Ask your partner for the specific information that you need.
- Explain to your partner how you are using the information to solve the problem.
- Solve the problem and explain your reasoning to your partner.