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A piece of carpet is 8 feet wide and 12 feet long. The carpet needs to be reduced by a scale factor so that the reduced carpet is 2 feet wide. What is the area of the reduced carpet?

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  1. 8/2 = 4, so it is reduced by a factor of 4. The same would be true for the length.

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  2. See previous post: Fri, 7-17-15, 11:46 AM.

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  3. 6 square ft

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  4. Its 6 square feet

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