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Posted by **Jane** on Saturday, November 19, 2011 at 3:24pm.

Fran makes a rectangular tablecloth that has an area of 5 ft squared. Her mother makes a tablecloth that is three times the length and three times the width of Fran's. What is the area, in square feet, of her mother's tablecloth?

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**Steve**, Saturday, November 19, 2011 at 3:37pmThink about it.

the current dimensions are x and y and xy=5

The new dimensions are 3x and 3y and the area is (3x)(3y) = 9xy = 9(xy) = 9 times the original area.

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