similar trapezoids with a ratio of 2:5...HELP!

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7.   Two similar trapezoids are in the ratio of 2:5. 

       The area of the small trapezoid is 10.

       What is the area of the larger trapezoid?

Jun 2nd, 2015

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the ratio of the area = (the square of ratio of the side) 

the area of the large trapezoid is then (5/2)^2*10 = 62.5  

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