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Homework Help: 7th grade math

Posted by dingbat on Sunday, April 7, 2013 at 4:15pm.

Q:The ratio of the perimeters of two square is 5 to 4. If the area of the smaller square is 36 units, what is the area of the larger square?

A: 56.25

My teacher told us the answer, 56.25, so that we could correct it. But I don't understand how she got the answer at all, so can someone please help me solve the question so that I could understand how to do it.

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