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Draw a rectangle. Label the lengths of the sides. Enlarge it so that the ratio of sides of your new rectangle to the original one is . What are the new dimensions?

Fitzwilliam was asked to draw two squares with the ratio of sides .
As you can see, each side of the original square is unit, and each side of the new square is units.
Can you find a way that Fitzwilliam may have enlarged his squares?

Fitzwilliam multiplied each side by , or , in order to enlarge his square.
Do you think this will work for your rectangles?
Make sure your drawings are neat!