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The sides of two similar trapezoids are in a ratio of 1:3. The area of the smaller trapezoid is 12 inches squared. Find the area of the larger trapezoid

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  1. the areas of similar figures area proportional to the square of their sides

    so area/12 = 3^2/1^2
    area = 12(9) = 108 inches^2

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