math
posted by mackenzie .
two similar hexagons have perimeters of 20m and 50m. what is there scale factor?

Scale factor between two similar polygons is the ratio of the linear dimensions, in this case, perimeter.
The factor of the larger one to the smaller one is
50/20=2.5
Respond to this Question
Similar Questions

math
if two polygons are similar,how can you find the scale factor from one polygon to the other? 
math help!!!
what does the scale factor bestween two similar figures tell you about the given measurments? 
Brain freezer a.k.a. MATH
What does a scale factor between two similar figures tell you about the relationships between the length and area measures of the figures? 
7th grade math
Sue Thank you I understand how to do those problems. I have one last question: Is this true or false: If the scale factor between two similar shapes is 1, the the two shapes are the same size. (Note If two similar figures have a scale … 
geometry
The area of the larger of two similar polygons is 729 square centimeters. If the scale factor of their perimeters is 2:3 what is the area of the smaller polygon? 
algebra
the scale factor of two similar hexagons is 3:4. the perimeter of the smaller hexagon is 60 centimeters. what is the perimeter of the larger hexagon? 
Geometry
The area of the larger of two similar polygons is 315 squared centimeters. If the scale factor of their perimeters is 2:3 what is the area of the smaller polygon? 
Geometry
Two corresponding sides of two similar hexagons are 16 mm and 20 mm. What is the ratio of the area of the two hexagons? 
Math
(A) what does the scale factor tell you about two similar shapes? 
Math
(A) what does the scale factor tell you about two similar shapes?