# How will the area of a rectangle change if one of its sides is reduced by 3 times?

September 15, 2021 | education

| The change in the side of the rectangle is directly proportional to the change in area. If you change one of the sides a certain number of times, then the area of the rectangle will change by the same number of times.

This means that if one of the sides is reduced by 3 times, then the area of the rectangle will decrease by 3 times.

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