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A designer enlarged both the length and the width of a rectangular carpet by 60 percent. The new carpet was too large so the designer was asked to reduce its length and width by 25 percent. By what percent was the area of the final design greater than the area of the original design?

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  1. (5/3)^2 * (3/4)^2 = (5/4)^2 = 1.5625

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