The area of Texas in square miles is approximately 5 times the area of Arkansas. If the area of Arkansas is 53,178 square miles, what is the area of Texas?

The area of Texas is approximately 265,890 square miles.

We already know that Texas is approximately the area of Arkansas (53,178 square miles) times 5. Multiply 53,178 by 5 to get 265,890 square miles.