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5-27.

On your own graph paper, draw a rectangle with a width of 6 cm and a height of 8 cm. Homework Help ✎

Draw a similar rectangle that is enlarged to 300%.

To enlarge a rectangle to 300% of its original size is to enlarge by a ratio of 3:1.

The width is 18 cm and the height is 24 cm.

Draw a similar rectangle with lengths that are

of the original lengths.

What is two thirds of 6? What is two thirds of 8? These will be the lengths of the sides of the new rectangle.