# A triangle has corners at #(8 ,3 )#, #(4 ,-6 )#, and #(-2 ,5 )#. If the triangle is dilated by a factor of #5 # about point #(1 ,-3 ), how far will its centroid move?

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Aug 3, 2016

#### Explanation:

The centroid of the triangle is originally at

The distance of the centroid from

This distance is multiplied by a factor of 5 by the dilatation. The distance the centroid will move is