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On grid paper, draw a rectangle with a width of units and a length of units. If you were to enlarge your rectangle so that the new length is units, how wide would it be? Show how you know.

How can you figure out what to multiply by in order to get ?

In other words,

Can you use division?

Now use this number to figure out what the new width should be.