# math

posted by bryce

parallelogram A is similar to Parallelogram B.

If the area of parallelogram b is 162 square units, what is the area of parallelogram A?

1. Reiny

not enough information

2. bryce

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3X

3. Steve

if both dimensions of B are 3x A's, then the area is 9x

If only the length is 3x, then the area is 3x

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