Problem of the Day


Two farmers, X and Y, each surround a triangular plot of land with a fence on their respective properties. Farmer X requires 240 meters of fencing and farmer Y requires 60 meters of fencing. If the ratios of the lengths of the corresponding sides of the triangular plots of land are all equal to k, then the area of the triangular plot of land on farmer X‘s property is how many times bigger than the area of the triangular plot of land on   farmer Y‘s property?

A. 2
B. 2k
C. 8
D. 8k
E.  16

Reveal Answer

Answer

E. 16

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