A thin piece of wood of uniform density in the shape of an equilateral triangle with side length 3 inches weighs 12 ounces. A second piece of the same type of wood, with the same thickness, also in the shape of an equilateral triangle, has side length 5 inches. Which of the following is closest to the weight, in ounces, of the second piece?

**Answer Choices**

A. 14.0

B. 16.0

C. 20.0

D. 33.3

E. 55.6