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Satellite Overflight 1

Unit 6: Scaling Up- Dilations, Similarity and Proportional Relationships
Lesson 1 of 6

Big Idea: Students learn how dilating a shape affects perimeter and area as they design a sign large enough to show up on Google Earth.

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