Posted by Joe on .
Hello thanks again. I gotten your advice previously and wanted to check to see if I did this problem correctly. Is this answer 1458 ft or the reverse of 189 ft?
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If the measures of two corresponding sides of two similiar solids are 3 meters and 5 meters, what is the ratio of the surface areas of the solids?

Geometry 
drwls,
Your answer is wrong. They don't ask for a length; they ask for a ratio.
The answer is (5/3)^2 = 25/9