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Rectangular region R [#permalink] New post 22 Aug 2018, 08:35
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Rectangular region R has width 8 and perimeter 40.

Quantity A
Quantity B
The area of R
256


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.

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Re: Rectangular region R [#permalink] New post 24 Aug 2018, 10:19
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I think the answer to the question is given wrong. Which should be C
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Re: Rectangular region R [#permalink] New post 24 Aug 2018, 10:21
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Thanks to pointing out. There was a typo.

The perimeter was 40 NOT 80
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Re: Rectangular region R [#permalink] New post 28 Aug 2018, 21:55
Carcass wrote:
Thanks to pointing out. There was a typo.

The perimeter was 40 NOT 80



correct me if I am wrong

perimeter = 40 = 2X+16

dividing whole equation by 2 one gets 20= x+8, X= 12

the area is base * height since this is a regular polygon - 12*8 = 96.

Answer should be B not C
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Re: Rectangular region R [#permalink] New post 29 Aug 2018, 03:37
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if you spoil the OA above it is B in fact.

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