# If the ratio of sides of 2 squares is 3:5, the ratio of their areas is 9:15True or False

2 answers:

The answer is false, it is supposed to be 12:20

False

Ratio for sides

=(L1):(L2)=3:5

Where L means length

Where L1 = 3 and L2=5

Ratio of area

=A1 : A2

Where Area=A=L x L = L2

Ratio of Area

= (L1)2:(L2)2

=(3)2 : (5)2

= 9 : 25

Hence the answer is 9 : 25 not 9 : 15

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