# If each of the dimensions of a rectangle is increased by 200%

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If each of the dimensions of a rectangle is increased by 200%, the area is increased by

- 300%
- 400%
- 600%
- 800%

### Answer

Area of rectangle = L × B = LB

Increasing 200% means length and breadth of rectangle becomes three times.

New area of rectangle = 3L × 3B = 9 LB

Thus, area is increased by 800%.

**The correct option is D.**