Pronunciation: /skeɪl ˈfæk.tər/ Explain
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Is a scale factor of infinity meaningful?
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A scale factor is the ratio of any two
corresponding lengths in two
- McAdams, David E.. All Math Words Dictionary, scale factor. 2nd Classroom edition 20150108-4799968. pg 161. Life is a Story Problem LLC. January 8, 2015. Buy the book
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McAdams, David E. Scale Factor. 12/21/2018. All Math Words Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC. http://www.allmathwords.org/en/s/scalefactor.html.
12/21/2018: Reviewed and corrected IPA pronunication. (McAdams, David E.)
12/5/2018: Removed broken links, updated license, implemented new markup, implemented new Geogebra app. (McAdams, David E.)
8/15/2010: Initial version. (McAdams, David E.)