Scale Factor and Area Dimension Analysis 2
- Jed Butler
Use the open grey circles to manipulate the shape of the triangle. The Factor slider will expand the triangle edges by a scale from 1 to 5. Scroll to zoom and/or shift+drag to move the grid.
1) What relationship do you notice between the scale factor and the total area for all the triangles? 2) Compare the relationships of scale and area for a scale factor a) being greater than 1 b) between 0 and 1