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If the ratio of the hypotenuse of two isosceles right triangles are 1:2, what is the ratio of the areas?

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The larger triangle will be  (scale factor)^2  times as large as the smaller triangle

 

The scale factor is 2...so....the larger triangle will be (2)^2  =  4 times as large

 

 

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CPhill  Oct 30, 2017

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