What is Scale Factor?

Curriculum support5 minsFREE

Key takeaways
To understand what scale factor is.
To be able to work out the scale factor.
To be able to look at GCSE questions to do with scale factors. 
Amber Ali Host: Ms Ali is a secondary school teacher in England. She has been teaching for 7 years and also has a youtube channel aimed at students to further enhance their learning experience.

Scale Factor is how many times bigger a shape has been made. In this class, students will be guided through what a scale factor is and how to calculate the scale factor. Students will then practise GCSE style questions to test their understanding and prepare for exams. This class is aimed at Years 10 - 11 and is especially useful for students preparing for exams.

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Suitable for:

This class is suitable for Years 10 - 11, especially those preparing for exams.

Class requirements:
You will need a laptop or device with internet connection to watch the class, as well as a pen and notepad for taking notes.
What to expect:
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