BrainPOP

Scale Drawing

Like to draw in a big way? In this BrainPOP movie, Tim and Moby show you how to resize images and use scale drawing to make pictures larger and smaller! They’ll guide you through a sample problem to help you figure out how to use ratios to find the scale of your original image and that of the final product. You’ll also see what can happen if your height and width scales are different. Lastly, you’ll discover how using a grid can help you keep things nice and neat. Anyone can be an artist!

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What is a scale drawing?

How can I get better at making scale drawings?

I'm supposed to enlarge a photo that’s 10 cm by 12 cm by a scale factor of 150 percent. How in the world do I calculate that?