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a rectangle mesuring 2'' by 3'' is scaled up to create an image with a scale factor of 3. what is the area of the image.

billybob2000  May 24, 2017

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The new area will be [ scale factor]^2 times the old area

 

Old Area  =  2 * 3  = 6 inches^2

 

New Area  =  6 * [ 3 ]^2   =  6 * 9   = 54 inches^2

 

 

cool cool cool

CPhill  May 24, 2017
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The new area will be [ scale factor]^2 times the old area

 

Old Area  =  2 * 3  = 6 inches^2

 

New Area  =  6 * [ 3 ]^2   =  6 * 9   = 54 inches^2

 

 

cool cool cool

CPhill  May 24, 2017

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