# Compare areas by multiplying

Compare the areas of rectangles represented in images or contexts.

### Problem

Davi, Gustavo, and Mariana each pack a rectangular blanket for their picnic. The measurements of their blankets are listed in the following table.
Side length 1Side length 2
Davi's blanket4, space, m2, space, m
Gustavo's blanket3, space, m4, space, m
Mariana's blanket3, space, m3, space, m
If they want to use the blanket with the largest area for their picnic, which blanket should they choose?
Please choose from one of the following options.