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January 29, 2015

January 29, 2015

Posted by **kaylee** on Monday, March 25, 2013 at 9:52pm.

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**Reiny**, Monday, March 25, 2013 at 10:00pmareas of similar shapes are proportional to the square of their sides

area of original

= (1/2)(25)(15) = 187.5

x/187.5 = .6^2/ 1

x = .36(187.5) = 67.5

or

new dimensions:

.6(25) = 15

.6(15) = 9

new area = (1/2)(15)(9) =67.5

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