Posted by **Alex** on Saturday, December 29, 2012 at 8:29pm.

The area of each square is twice the area of the next smaller square drawn in it. If the area of the smallest square is 3 square centimeters, what is the area of the largest square

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**Steve**, Saturday, December 29, 2012 at 11:25pm
no idea how many squares you have, but start counting. If there are n squares larger than the smallest, then the area of the largest is 3*2^n. The areas are:

3,6,12,24,48,96,...

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