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The image of polygon MNOP after a similarity transformation is polygon WXYZ. Each side of MNOP is 2 times as long as the corresponding side of WXYZ. What is the scale factor of the dilation in the similarity transformation?

The Answers:

A 4

B 0.5

C 2

D 0.25

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