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a line segment has end point P(3,6) and Q(12,18) and is dilated so that's its new endpoints are Q' (8,12). What is the scale factor? If the lenght of PQ is 15 what is the lenght of P' Q'?

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  1. the scale Q'/Q = 2/3
    2/3 * 15 = 10, the new length

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  3. P'Q' has length = 10, so scale factor is 10/15 = 2/3

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