# A triangle has corners at #(1, 4 )#, #( 2, 3 )#, and #( 5 , 2 )#. If the triangle is dilated by # 3 x# around #(1, 1)#, what will the new coordinates of its corners be?

##### 1 Answer

Feb 28, 2018

#### Explanation:

Let's shift the expansion to be around the origin. Hence, the corners become

Therefore, the expansion of these new points is

Returning them around (1,1), we get the final solution: