Dilation of a vector

For positive lambda the direction of all vectors is the same, just the length changes. Negative lambda change the direction into its opposite. Drag the red interactive points to get a feeling for the dilation.

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Soli Deo Gloria. Created with Cinderella by Eckhard Hitzer (Fukui).