# Two similar figures have a scale factor of 3.7. How much larger is the perimeter of the larger? How much larger is the area of the larger figure?

##### 1 Answer

May 24, 2018

Perimeter is

Area is

#### Explanation:

(This might be a bit confusing.)

The following is an example.

Look at the image. Triangle UVW has a perimeter of

Triangle UVW has an area of

Try this with any similar shapes, it works every time.