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In the diagram at right, is a midsegment of . If the area of is square units, what is the area of ? Explain how you know.  

Triangle A, B, C with point, D, on side, AB, & point, E, on side, AC, with segment from, D, to, e.

What is the linear scale factor?
What is the ratio of the areas?

square units.