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6-16.

The two shapes below are similar.

1. Find the value of $x$. Show all work.

Set up a proportion to find the value of $x$.

2. Find the area of each shape.

Divide each shape into smaller, easier shapes to find the area.

area of smaller figure: $56\text{ units}^²$
area of larger figure: $350\text{ units}^²$