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On your own grid paper, draw a rectangle with a width of cm and a height of cm.

  1. Draw a similar rectangle that is enlarged  .

    To enlarge a rectangle to of its original size is to enlarge by a ratio of .

    The width is cm and the height is cm.

  2. Draw a similar rectangle with lengths that are of the original lengths.

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