# SOLUTION: an american flag measures 20 inches by 8 inches. What are the dimensions of an american flag with four times the area of the original flag and its dimensions in the same proportio

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 Question 183666: an american flag measures 20 inches by 8 inches. What are the dimensions of an american flag with four times the area of the original flag and its dimensions in the same proportion as the original flag?Answer by josmiceli(9671)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! in2 in2 in2 in2 Let the dimensions of the new flag = and multiply both sides by and, since The dimensions of the new flag are 40 in by 16 in