Posted by ZACH on Tuesday, February 21, 2012 at 10:09pm.
THE RATIO OF THE PERIMETERS OF TWO SIMILAR TRIANGLES IS 1:3. htE AREA OF THE LARGER TRIANGLE IS 27FT^2. WHAT IS THE AREA OF THE SMALLER TRIANGLE.
SORRY FOR THE CAPITAL LOCK. MY COMPUTER KEPBOARD WILL NOT PUT IT TO LOWER CASE SORRY AGAIN.

MATH  MathMate, Tuesday, February 21, 2012 at 10:50pm
One thing GOOD about the CAPS LOCK is that if the caps lock key is stuck, you can always press shift to make it become lower case. You cannot do that with a typewriter.
Answer:
the ratio of areas of two similar figures is the square of the ratio of the linear measures (in this case 1:3).