Two similar polygons have areas of 50 and 100 sq. in. What is the ratio of the length of a pair of corresponding sides?

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  1. According to what I told you in the previous post
    50/100 = (x1)^2 / (x2)^2
    1/2 = (x1)^2 / (x2)^2

    x1 : x2 = 1 : √2

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  2. how would you write it with the root on top divided by another number?

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