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During the war of 1812, Sir Francis Scott Key wrote "The Star Spangled Banner." He wrote the song after the night of September 14, 1814 when he watched the giant United States flag flying over Ft. McHenry in Baltimore survive British cannon shots. This flag measured 30 feet by 42 feet.
A flag manufacturer makes a new flag that is the width and the length of this flag. What fraction of the area of the flag flown in 1814 is the area of the new flag?
Express your answer as a common fraction
Ye Olde Canadian
25 May 2011
…Is it 1/1?