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In the figure, what is the ratio of the area of the gray squares to the area of the white squares?
 
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Problem

In the figure, what is the ratio of the area of the gray squares to the area of the white squares? [asy] size((70)); draw((10,0)--(0,10)--(-10,0)--(0,-10)--(10,0)); draw((-2.5,-7.5)--(7.5,2.5)); draw((-5,-5)--(5,5)); draw((-7.5,-2.5)--(2.5,7.5)); draw((-7.5,2.5)--(2.5,-7.5)); draw((-5,5)--(5,-5)); draw((-2.5,7.5)--(7.5,-2.5)); fill((-10,0)--(-7.5,2.5)--(-5,0)--(-7.5,-2.5)--cycle, gray); fill((-5,0)--(0,5)--(5,0)--(0,-5)--cycle, gray); fill((5,0)--(7.5,2.5)--(10,0)--(7.5,-2.5)--cycle, gray); [/asy] $\textbf{(A)}\ 3:10 \qquad\textbf{(B)}\ 3:8 \qquad\textbf{(C)}\ 3:7 \qquad\textbf{(D)}\ 3:5 \qquad\textbf{(E)}\ 1:1$

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2008 AMC 8 (ProblemsAnswer KeyResources)
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Problem 7
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