Geometry pp 259-323 | Cite as

Dilations and Similarities

  • Serge Lang
  • Gene Murrow


Obviously, the two quadrilaterals are not congruent, but they appear related in a certain way. We would like to say that they have a “similar” shape. How can we describe the way we can obtain one of these quadrilaterals from the other?


Graph Paper Curve Part Arbitrary Region Similar Triangle Dilate Curve 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • Serge Lang
    • 1
  • Gene Murrow
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of MathematicsYale UniversityNew HavenUSA
  2. 2.ArdsleyUSA

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