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A regular hexagon has an area of 60 square centimeters. Find the scale factor of this hexagon to a similar hexagon that has an area of 96 square centimeters

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  1. anonymous
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    hey

  2. anonymous
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    hi

  3. anonymous
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    the ratio of the two areas is equal to the square of the scale factor

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    i don't know what the scale factor is

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    but we know the ratio, so we can find it

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    how?

  7. anonymous
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    the ratio of the two areas is equal to the square of the scale factor

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    so the square root of the ratio is equal to the scale factor

  9. anonymous
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    so the square root of 60 over 96

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    right, sqrt (60/96)

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    11975 over32

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    i dont think thats right

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