# SOLUTION: The perimeter of a heptagon is 9a^2s ft. The perimeter of a triangle is 6a^6b^2s ft. Find the ratio of the perimeter of the heptagon to the perimeter of the triangle.

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Proportions Question 634780: The perimeter of a heptagon is 9a^2s ft. The perimeter of a triangle is 6a^6b^2s ft. Find the ratio of the perimeter of the heptagon to the perimeter of the triangle.Answer by jsmallt9(3296)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!The ratio would be Now we just reduce the fraction. The s's cancel. A factor of 3 in 9 will cancel with a factor of 3 in 6. And the two factors of a in the numerator will cancel with 2 of the 6 factors of a in the denominator: