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The dimensions of Mrs. Singleton's square garden are dilated using a scale factor of 3. What is the relationship between the area of the new garden and the old garden?
A. The are of the new garden is nine times the area of the original garden
B. The area of the new garden is 1/2 of the area of the original garden
C. The are of the new garden is 1/3 of the area of the original garden
D. The area of the new garden is three times the area of the original garden

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    area goes up as the dilation squared, so (A)

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    The enswer is 15

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