# Math Help - corresponding side

1. ## corresponding side

the areas of two similar polygons are 64 and 100 sq units respectively. If a side of a larger polygon is 36 units, find the corresponding side of the smaller polygon.

2. Originally Posted by aeroflix
the areas of two similar polygons are 64 and 100 sq units respectively. If a side of a larger polygon is 36 units, find the corresponding side of the smaller polygon.
The ratio of the areas of similar figures is the square of the ratio of corresponding sides.

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