# A line segment has endpoints at #(3 ,8 )# and #(5 , 9)#. The line segment is dilated by a factor of #3 # around #(2 , 3)#. What are the new endpoints and length of the line segment?

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May 23, 2018

#### Explanation:

We can preform a dilation using vectors.

Let

Dilating A:

Dilating B:

New endpoints:

Length of line segment is found using the distance formula: