Posted by **Angel** on Monday, December 12, 2011 at 7:27pm.

The Design for a Mural is 16 in. Wide and 9 in High. What are the Dimensions of the largest possible complete mural that can be painted on a wall 24 ft wide by 14 ft wide?

And Can you Please Explain.

I understood how to do it. but which height or width will fill the space first? And Why

- Geometry -
**Steve**, Tuesday, December 13, 2011 at 11:08am
well, the wall's height is 14/9 times the mural's height

the wall's width is 24/16 times the mural's width.

So, which ratio is larger?

14/9 > 24/16

so, as the mural is scaled up, the sides will fill the width before the top and bottom fill the height.

- Geometry -
**elaine**, Saturday, March 24, 2012 at 6:20pm
find the area of the triangle

6yd and 2ft

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