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Amy has a triangular flag. She wants to cut out a similar flag that has dimensions onesixth of the original flag. If the area of the original flag is 2160 square inches, what is the area of the new flag that Amy cuts out?
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10 in2
20 in2
50 in2
60 in2
 3 years ago
Amy has a triangular flag. She wants to cut out a similar flag that has dimensions onesixth of the original flag. If the area of the original flag is 2160 square inches, what is the area of the new flag that Amy cuts out? Answer 10 in2 20 in2 50 in2 60 in2

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FoolForMath
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.5Why do you delete your earlier question?

sasogeek
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I believe it's 60... but please don't delete your earlier questions :) people might need it for reference :)

ammy1234
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Arent you suppose to after you get answer?

sasogeek
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0it's all good :) i believe you're fairly new here so just learn how things work around here, you'll get used to it :)

ammy1234
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So you all think the answer is 60?

FoolForMath
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.5saso, explain your thinking ;)

sasogeek
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0lol well here's how i arrived at 60. 1/6 of 2160 = 360 and for some reason i divided by 6 and had 60. i'm trying to figure out why i divided by 6 but nothing is coming, maybe my brain was thinking ahead of me... ffm you might want to explain this mathematically...

FoolForMath
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.5mathematically ? I can only guess :P

sasogeek
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0well 1/6 of 2160 is 360 and 1/6 of 360 is 60.... i'm not sure this is linked but well it's what i can think of :/ there should be something my brain did... i hate it when i get something right and idk how i got it.... sigh

ammy1234
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0as long as it is right thats al i care about haha thanks

sasogeek
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0well you should be concerned how the right answer was arrived at. if you should meet a similar question next time, i may not be there to help you

FoolForMath
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.5May be she is better off guessing? :P

FoolForMath
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.5Did you guys get it?

FoolForMath
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.5lol, after I give you the answer, you guys will laugh :D

FoolForMath
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.5I think Myin got it, she is just being silent

myininaya
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3how about you guys assume they are right triangles \[A=\frac{1}{2}bh=2160 => \frac{1}{2}(6b_1)(6h_1)=2160 => \frac{1}{2}b_1h_1=60\]

FoolForMath
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.5area of the triangle is \( \frac12 \times \)base \(\times \) altitude

myininaya
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3or i mean you don't have to assume right triangles lol

FoolForMath
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.5Lol, I knew it :D this is really easy as pie :D

FoolForMath
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.5lol yeah chocolate cake :D

sasogeek
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so how come i tend to get the answer right yet idk how i even got there.... i know i didn't guess for sure... but this is weird

ammy1234
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0go answer my new question :)
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