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11-12.

Garland is having trouble with the copy machine. He is trying to copy a triangle with an area of square units and a perimeter of units.  

  1. After he pressed the button to copy, Garland noticed the copier’s zoom factor (the linear scale factor) was set to %. What is the area and perimeter of the resulting triangle?



    units

  2. Now Garland takes the result from part (a) and accidentally shrinks it by a linear scale factor of What is the area and perimeter of the resulting triangle?

    Use the same method you used to solve part (a).