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Miranda enlarged a picture twice as shown below, each time using a scale factor of 3.

A rectangle with length 6 inches and width 4 inches is enlarged twice.

Which statements apply to the enlargements? Select three options.
The area of the first enlargement is 72 square inches.
The area of the second enlargement is 1,944 square inches.
The area of the second enlargement is (3 squared) squared times the original area.
The area of the second enlargement is 3 times the area of the first enlargement.
The ratio of the area of the first enlargement to the area of the original equals the square of the scale factor.

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  1. To start you out:

    (6 * 4) * 3 = ?

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  2. But to get the correct area after one enlargement, try
    (6*3) * (4*3) = (6*4)*3^2

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