In the picture below you find 6 matchsticks. If we assume a matchstick is 1 inch long, the enclosed surfce has a size of 2.

triangle surfaces 2016-01-26 exercise as square

Now rearrange the 6 matches into two figures of 6 matchsticks each, in such a way that the surface of one figure is exactly 1.5 time the surface of the other figure.

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