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The shortest side of a polygon of area 196 square inches is 4 inches long. What is the area of a similar polygon whose shortest side is 8 inches long?

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  1. 4 x 196 = 784 sq. in.

    Areas of similar figures are proportional the square of any corresponding linear dimension.

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