Posted by **Lizette** on Thursday, March 1, 2012 at 9:01pm.

How can you decide whether a photo or drawing can be enlarged or reduced to fit a space without distorting the shape?

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**Maddie**, Thursday, March 1, 2012 at 9:46pm
make sure the ratio of the dimensions stays the same. say if you had a 3 x 4 picture you could change the dimensions to 6 x 8 and because they are the same ratio the image should not be distorted.

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**jordyn**, Monday, December 3, 2012 at 10:08pm
You can make sure that the ratios of the corresponding side lengths stay the same. For example the dimensions are 2 and 4. You can then make apicture that is doubled 4 and 8. If you make this for example a square this will fitin the larger one 4 times without distorting it (distorting means twisting or rotating)

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