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Within equilateral triangle A, circle B is inscribed; within circle B, square C is inscribed; within square C, circle D is inscribed; within circle D, square E is inscribed; within square E, circle F is inscribed; finally, within circle F, equilateral triangle G is inscribed.
What is the ratio of the area of triangle A to the area of triangle G?
(A) 4 √2 : 1
(B) 8 : 1
(C) 8 √2 : 1
(D) 16 : 1
(E) 16 √2 : 1