Similitude Ratio

Two figures are homothetic if they are related by a dilation (a dilation is also known as a homothecy). This means that the connectors of corresponding points are concurrent at a point which divides each connector in the same ratio k, known as the similitude ratio.

See also

Complement, Concurrent, Dilation, Homothecy, Homothetic, Homothetic Center

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Weisstein, Eric W. "Similitude Ratio." From MathWorld--A Wolfram Web Resource.

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