# Logan is flying a kite that is made up of three similar rectangles. The sides of the three rectangles are in the ratio 1:2:3. If the area of the smallest rectangle is 72 square inches, what are the areas of the other two rectangles?

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Oct 8, 2016

#### Explanation:

Area of rectangle

Given that the sides of the three similar rectangles are in the ratio of

Let the sides of the three similar rectangles be

Given that area of the smallest rectangle

Hence, the area of the other two rectangles are

SIde note : if the sides of three similar rectangles are in the ratio of