# What is center of dilation - Definition and Meaning

### Center Of Dilation :

Center of dilation is a referred to as a shrinkage in the original figure. It is defined as the fixed point in a plane where all points are either expanded or contracted.

When the scale factor is greater than 1, the image is a streched.

When the scale factor is between 0 and 1, the image is shrinked.

When the scale factor is 1, the figure and the image are congruent.

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