Posted by **Mary** on Sunday, May 15, 2011 at 9:29am.

In a right triangle, the legs are each reduced by half. How is the area changed?

Choice - I figured 1/4

A. the new area will increase 4 times the original

B the new area will decrease 1/8 original

C. The new area will increase 8 times original

D.the new area will decrease 1/4 the original

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**Jai**, Sunday, May 15, 2011 at 9:47am
yes, you're right. :)

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