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The sides of a quadrilateral are 3, 4, 5, and 6. Find the length of the shortest side of a similar quadrilateral whose area is 9 times as great.


A. 9
B. 13.5
C. 27

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asked by Cody
  1. I would say C but I'm not that far in Geometry

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    posted by Kitty
  2. area ratio = length ratio^2
    if area ratio is 9
    length ratio is 3

    3 * 3 = 9 is the shortest side of the big one

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    posted by Damon

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