# SOLUTION: If the ratio of the lengths of corresponding sides of two similar triangles is 2 : 3, and the area of the smaller triangle is 36 in.2, what is the area of the larger triangle?

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 Question 191064: If the ratio of the lengths of corresponding sides of two similar triangles is 2 : 3, and the area of the smaller triangle is 36 in.2, what is the area of the larger triangle? Answer by Alan3354(30993)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!If the ratio of the lengths of corresponding sides of two similar triangles is 2 : 3, and the area of the smaller triangle is 36 in.2, what is the area of the larger triangle? ----------------- The larger is 36 times the ratio squared A = 36*1.5^2 A = 81 sq inches