an enlargement is a transformation where an object maps to an image of the same shape but different size.

an enlargement requires a centre of enlargement and a scale factor.

Key Skills

  • draw the image given an object, the centre of enlargement and the scale factor.
  • work out the scale factor for an enlargement
  • name and use the key properties of enlargement.
  • understand the vocabulary of enlargement i.e. what the words mean!


enlargementinvarianttransformationimageobject, scale factor.