Mathematics

# The length of a rectangle is 3 times the length of a smaller rectangle. The 2 rectangles have the same width. The area of the smaller rectangle is A square units. The area of the larger rectangle is kA square units. Which of the following is the value of k ? F.1/9 G. 1/3 H. 1 J. 3 K. 9

#### lyssie11234

4 years ago

$larger\ rectangles:3l\ \times\ w\\\\smaller\ rectangles:l\ \times\ w\\\\A_{larger}=kA=3lw\\\\A_{smaller}=A=lw\\\\\frac{A_{larger}}{A_{smaller}}=\frac{kA}{A}=k\\\\k=\frac{3lw}{lw}=3\\\\Answer:J.$