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Re: m07 #22 [#permalink]  22 Nov 2012, 21:15
Hi All,

If the triangles are similar, can we say...
The ratio of their area is (side of one triangle)^2 / (side of other triangle)^2

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Re: m07 #22 [#permalink]  23 Nov 2012, 03:21
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Hi All,

If the triangles are similar, can we say...
The ratio of their area is (side of one triangle)^2 / (side of other triangle)^2

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Pritish

Yes, in two similar triangles, the ratio of their areas is the square of the ratio of their sides.
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Re: m07 #22 [#permalink]  23 Nov 2012, 07:24
I am such an idiot.
I kept thinking same angles;same area...of course we can have different areas with the same angles.This is what a job does to your brains.#rusted
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