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find the scale factor and the ratio of perimeter for the pairs of similar figures. two regular rectangles with areas 72ft^2 and 50ft^2

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Linear dimensions (such as perimeter) scale as the square root of area, so;

 

perimeter ratio = (72/50)1/2 → 6/5

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Alan  Mar 27, 2017

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