A regular hexagon has sides of length 8 cm. Another regular hexagon has sides of length 12 cm. Find the ratio of the area of the larger hexagon to the area of the smaller hexagon.

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- Sep 5th 2009, 03:45 PMLeo34005Easy Geometry Question 2
A regular hexagon has sides of length 8 cm. Another regular hexagon has sides of length 12 cm. Find the ratio of the area of the larger hexagon to the area of the smaller hexagon.

- Sep 5th 2009, 03:53 PMmr fantastic
- Sep 5th 2009, 06:20 PMLeo34005
- Sep 5th 2009, 06:26 PMmr fantastic
- Sep 5th 2009, 06:29 PMLeo34005
- Sep 5th 2009, 06:47 PMmr fantastic
You were shown the approach, advised what to do and given confirmation of the correct answer. I don't see the point of this reply. Even had I not alrady conformed the correct answer, it should be evident that the ratio of something larger to something smaller cannot possibly be 2 : 3 (and the reference to D is pointless since your original post makes no mention of options).

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