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A kindergarten school has square mats in two colors, red and blue. The ratio of the perimeter of the red mat to the perimeter of the blue mat is 2 : 1. The area of the blue mat is 36 square feet. What is the area of the red mat? 72 square feet 9 square feet 18 square feet 144 square feet

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    i think is 144

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    Okay so the ratio is 2:1 (red to blue). It says in this question that blue is 36 sq. feet. So, all we have to do it *2 to make it match the ratio. 36*2=72. ONce you put this back in the ratio 72:36, it comes back to 2:1 when you simplify so it's correct :) The answer is A

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