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In [[mathematics]], a '''homothety''' (or '''homothecy''') is a transformation of space which dilates distances with respect to a fixed point. Such a transformation is also called an '''enlargement'''.
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In [[mathematics]], a '''homothety''' (or '''homothecy''') is a transformation of space which dilates distances with respect to a fixed point. Such a transformation is also called an '''enlargement'''. A homothety with center <math>H</math> and factor <math>k</math> sends point <math>A</math> to a point <math>A' \ni HA'=k\cdot HA</math> This is denoted by <math>\mathcal{H}(H, k)</math>.
  
 
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Revision as of 17:18, 22 July 2017

In mathematics, a homothety (or homothecy) is a transformation of space which dilates distances with respect to a fixed point. Such a transformation is also called an enlargement. A homothety with center $H$ and factor $k$ sends point $A$ to a point $A' \ni HA'=k\cdot HA$ This is denoted by $\mathcal{H}(H, k)$.

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