Q: The widths of two similar rectangles are 16 cm and 14 cm. What is the ratio of their perimeters? Of their areas?

A: The perimeter is a linear function of side length, so the ratio is the same,
8 to 7.
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Area is a function of the square of side length, so its ratio is 64 to 49

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