A regular hexagon is dilated by a scale factor of frac{4}{3} to create a new hexagon. How does the perimeter of the new hexagon compare with the original perimeter?

Isa Trevino 2020-11-27 Answered

A regular hexagon is dilated by a scale factor of 43 to create a new hexagon. How does the perimeter of the new hexagon compare with the original perimeter?

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Nathaniel Kramer
Answered 2020-11-28 Author has 78 answers
When a figure is dilated by a scale factor of a/b, then the new perimeter is a/b of the original perimeter and the new area is a2b2 of the original area.
Therefore, if the hexagon is dilated by a scale factor of 43, then the new perimeter is 43 of the original perimeter.
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