anonymous
  • anonymous
The dimensions of a smaller rectangle are 3 ft by 9 ft. The dimensions of a larger rectangle are 5 ft by 15 ft. Find the ratio of the area of the smaller rectangle to the area of the larger rectangle.
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schrodinger
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anonymous
  • anonymous
First of all find the area of the smaller rectangle. Do you know the formula for it?
ghazi
  • ghazi
lets say area of smaller rectangle is A1 and larger A2, now the ratio of areas is given as follows \[\frac{ A _{1}}{ A _{2} }=\frac{ 3*9 }{ 5*15 }=\frac{ 9 }{ 25 }\]
anonymous
  • anonymous
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anonymous
  • anonymous
Find the area of smaller rectangle first by putting length = 3 ft. and breadth = 9 ft. then find the area of larger rectangle. You can find the ratios of the areas by : \(\cfrac{\textbf{Area of smaller rectangle}}{\textbf{Area of Larger rectangle}} = \textbf{Required ratio}\)
anonymous
  • anonymous
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anonymous
  • anonymous
i forgot i had this question up.. i forgot that acct info.. @SheldonEinstein ... thank yall @ghazi

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