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In rectangle ABCD, AB = 6 and BC = 4.  EF is parallel to BC, and EC = 1.  Rectangle GHIJ is inscribed in rectangle AFED, such that it is similar to rectangle ABCD.  Find the ratio of the area of GHIJ to the area of ABCD.

 

 Dec 28, 2020
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In rectangle ABCD, AB = 6 and BC = 4.  EF is parallel to BC, and EC = 1.  Rectangle GHIJ is inscribed in rectangle AFED, such that it is similar to rectangle ABCD.  Find the ratio of the area of GHIJ to the area of ABCD.

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The ratio of the area of GHIJ to the area of ABCD is 36/65

 

(Don't ask me how I've done it.) laugh

 

 Dec 30, 2020

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