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Details for problem "Enlarge or reduce shape"

Quickname: 8025

Suitable for K-12 grades: Grade 4 Grade 5

Elementary School, Primary School, Middle School.


A scale factor is given, reduce or enlarge a given shape.


A scale factor is given, reduce or enlarge a given shape. (Example for this math problem)


A more or less irregular geometric shape is shown. The task is to enlarge or reduce the shape by a given scale factor.

The scale factor to be applied can be chosen in the range from 3:1 to 1:3.

Different levels of complexity are available for the choice of shapes.

  1. Simple and regular shapes
  2. Irregular shapes
  3. Complex shapes

It is configurable whether the shape can be shown with a white background or a squared raster background.

Topics: Geometry Planes,Figures

Tags: Scale

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Customization options for this problem

Possible values
Number of problems
1, 2, 3, 4
Shape complexity
1, 2, 3
Raster background
Yes, No
1:3, 1:2, 2:1, 3:1

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