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5-5.

Draw a rectangle with a width of 8 units and a length of 6 units. Homework Help ✎

1. What is the enlargement ratio if you enlarge the figure to have a width of 16 units and a length of 12 units?

• 8(?) = 16
6(?) = 12

1. If you wanted to reduce the 8 by 6 rectangle by a ratio of $\frac { 1 } { 4 }$, what would the dimensions of the new rectangle be?

• What is one fourth of 8? What is one fourth of 6?

$\text{The rectangle would be 2 units by }1\frac{1}{2}\text{ units.}$