ScalingMatrix

ScalingMatrix[{sx,sy,}]
gives the matrix corresponding to scaling by a factor along each coordinate axis.

ScalingMatrix[s,v]
gives the matrix corresponding to scaling by a factor s along the direction of the vector v.

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Scaling by factors , , and along the , , and directions:

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Scaling by a factor along the direction of the vector :

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Introduced in 2007
(6.0)