Mathematics / Year 5 / Measurement and Geometry / Location and transformation

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Apply the enlargement transformation to familiar two dimensional shapes and explore the properties of the resulting image compared with the original (ACMMG115)

Elaborations
  • using digital technologies to enlarge shapes
  • using a grid system to enlarge a favourite image or cartoon
General capabilities
  • Numeracy Numeracy
ScOT terms

Dilation

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