math_celebrity Administrator Staff member Jul 11, 2024 #1 If the perimeter of square C is triple the perimeter of square D, the area of square C is how many times the area of square D? A. 1/3 B. 1 C. 3 D. 9 E. 27 Let side of D be s. Perimeter is 4s. Area is (4s)^2 = 16s^2 Let side of C be 3s. Perimeter is 4(3s) = 12s. Area is (12s)^2 = 144s^2 144s^2/16s^2 = 9 times bigger

If the perimeter of square C is triple the perimeter of square D, the area of square C is how many times the area of square D? A. 1/3 B. 1 C. 3 D. 9 E. 27 Let side of D be s. Perimeter is 4s. Area is (4s)^2 = 16s^2 Let side of C be 3s. Perimeter is 4(3s) = 12s. Area is (12s)^2 = 144s^2 144s^2/16s^2 = 9 times bigger