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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 Concurrent, Dilation, Homothecy, Homothetic

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