# geometry,,thank you

A men's basketball team is about 24.3 centimeters in diameters , while the diameter of a women's basketball is about 23.4 centimeters. What is the ratio of the surface area of a men's basketball to the surface area of a women;s basketball? Round to the nearest tenth

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1. Do you mean the a men's basketball is 24.3 centimeters in diameter?

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3. (24.3 /23.4)^2
areas of similar objects are in proportion to corresponding length ratio squared

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