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if triangle abc is similar to xyz and the area of abc is 8 square inches, what is the area in square inches of xyz. the triangles are right isoseleces triangles and the base of abc is 4. the base of xyz is 10.

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side ratio xyz:abc = 10:4 = 5:2
area ratio is 10^2/4^2 = 25:4

area of xyz is 8*25/4 = 50

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