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Posted by **Nesha** on Monday, April 25, 2011 at 11:11am.

- Geometry -
**MathMate**, Monday, April 25, 2011 at 11:48amArea of similar figures is proportional to the square of the length of corresponding sides.

26 ft² : A ft²

= (16)² : (20)²

Cross multiply to get:

16²*A = 26 * 20²

A = (20÷16)² * 26 ft²

= 40.6 ft² (approx.)

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