Judith has two closed rectangular prism recycling bins. The dimensions of the second recycle bin are one-fifth of the dimensions of the first recycle bin. Which statement is true about the surface area of the second recycle bin?
Answer
It is one-twenty fifth of the surface area of the first recycle bin.
It is one-thirty fifth of the surface area of the first recycle bin.
It is one-forty fifth of the surface area of the first recycle bin.
It is one-fifty fifth of the surface area of the first recycle bin.

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It is one-twenty fifth of the surface area of the first recycle bin.
because ..

... the square of the ratio of the scale factor = the ratio of the surface areas.
(1/5)^2 = 1/25

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