# SOLUTION: The ratio of the perimeters of two similar hexagons is 5:8. The area of the larger hexagon is 320 square inches. What is the area of the smaller hexagon??

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Percentage-and-ratio-word-problems Question 619483: The ratio of the perimeters of two similar hexagons is 5:8. The area of the larger hexagon is 320 square inches. What is the area of the smaller hexagon??Answer by scott8148(6628)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!the ratio of the areas is equal to the ratio of the perimeters, squared a1:a2 = (5:8)^2 = 25:64