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6-86.
  1. . On your own grid 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 300%.

    2. Draw a similar rectangle with lengths that are two-thirdsof the original lengths.

To enlarge a rectangle by 300% is to enlarge by a ratio of 3:1.

The width is 18 cm and the height is 24 cm.

What is two-thirds of 6? What is two-thirds of 8? These will be the lengths of the sides of the new rectangle.