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Rectangles JKLM and STUV are similar. The width of JKLM Is 30 feet and the perimeter is 140 feet. The length of STUV is 8 yards. Find the ratio of the area of JKLM to the area STUV

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Romeo591

Rectangle JKLM: p = 140 ft w = 30ft l = (140 - 2(30))/2 = 40ft A = (30)(40) = 1200 ft² Rectangle STUV: l = 8yd = (8)(3) = 24 ft 24ft/40ft = 3/5 so . . w = 3/5*30 = 18ft A = 3/5*1200 = 720 ft² Ratio of area JKLM:STUV = 1200/720 = 5/3

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