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Quantity A

Quantity B

Area of Square I

Area of Square II + III

A) Quantity A is greater. B) Quantity B is greater. C) The two quantities are equal. D) The relationship cannot be determined from the information given.

Last edited by Carcass on 24 Dec 2017, 07:10, edited 1 time in total.

Re: Area of Square [#permalink]
25 Dec 2017, 00:09

Carcass wrote:

Only to know the Pythagorean theorem you answer this question.

C is the best

Thanks Carcass for your reply. In question, it is not given that any angle is 90 degree. How can we assume that angle made by the sides of 2nd and 3rd square is 90 degree?

Re: Area of Square [#permalink]
25 Dec 2017, 09:52

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AR15J wrote:

Carcass wrote:

Only to know the Pythagorean theorem you answer this question.

C is the best

Thanks Carcass for your reply. In question, it is not given that any angle is 90 degree. How can we assume that angle made by the sides of 2nd and 3rd square is 90 degree?

For the information given, you cannot assume the other way around.............
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Re: Area of Square [#permalink]
25 Dec 2017, 11:33

Carcass wrote:

AR15J wrote:

Carcass wrote:

Only to know the Pythagorean theorem you answer this question.

C is the best

Thanks Carcass for your reply. In question, it is not given that any angle is 90 degree. How can we assume that angle made by the sides of 2nd and 3rd square is 90 degree?

For the information given, you cannot assume the other way around.............

Sorry did not get you well..It would be great if you can explain more.. There is no information except the diagram. It can also be a equilateral triangle as the figures are not drawn to scale in GRE.