  # A triangle is divided by 8 parallel lines that are equally spaced.............what is the total area of the red stripes?

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A triangle is divided by 8 parallel lines that are equally spaced, as shown below. Starting from the top small triangle, color each alternate stripe in blue and color the remaining stripes in red. If the blue stripes have a total area of 145, what is the total area of the red stripes?  posted Aug 17
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