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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 ✎

  1. 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.

  2. 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.