# Algebra

Triangles ABC and DEF are similar. Find the area of triangle ABC. Round your answer to the nearest tenth.
Triangle ABC has a base of 12m.
Triangle DEF has a base of 18m and height of 12m

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1. since the bases are in the ratio of 2/3,
the areas are in the ratio of (2/3)^2 = 4/9

A(ABC) = (4/9)*(1/2)(18)(12) = 48

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