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# Distance between point A and a point that is located 8 miles

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Distance between point A and a point that is located 8 miles [#permalink]  30 Apr 2019, 00:27
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 Quantity A Quantity B Distance between point A and a point that is located 8 miles East of point P, if Point P is located 6 miles North of point A Distance between point B and a point that is located 6 miles West of point Q, if Point Q is located 8 miles South of point B

A)The quantity in Column A is greater.
B)The quantity in Column B is greater.
C)The two quantities are equal.
D)The relationship cannot be determined from the information given.
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Re: Distance between point A and a point that is located 8 miles [#permalink]  06 Jul 2019, 01:39
Question is worded such a way as to confuse the test taker. However this is a simple question testing knowledge of Pythagoras theorem. Option A as well as Option B are two right triangles with sides 6,8,10. We are asked to find the length of longest side or hypotenuse i.e side with length of 10.
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