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16 December, 15:48

A triangle with an area of 23 cm² is dilated by a factor of 6.

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  1. 16 December, 17:15
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    For this item, I will assume that we are required to give the area of the dilated triangle. By dilated we mean to say that the dimensions of the second triangle is 6 times that of the first. We square 6 and them multiply this to the area of the original triangle to get the area of the second. That is,

    area of second triangle = (2/3 cm²) (6²) = 24 cm²

    Thus, the area of the new triangle is equal to 24 cm².
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