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Homework Help: Math

Posted by Sammy on Sunday, April 17, 2011 at 2:45pm.

Check my answer please?
Yuri is wrapping presents. The first box measures 9 inches by 12 inches by 2 inches. He has a second box with dimensions that are each half of the length of the first box.

How does the surface area of the second box compare with the surface are of the first box?

A. It is 1/2 the surface area of the first box.

B. It is 1/4 the surface area of the first box.

C. It is 1/8 the surface area of the first box.

D. It is 1/16 the surface area of the first box.

I put B.

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