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# Triangle RST is formed by the intersections of the line x =

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Triangle RST is formed by the intersections of the line x = [#permalink]  15 Oct 2018, 09:25
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Triangle RST is formed by the intersections of the line x = 12 − 2y   with the two axes of the coordinate plane.

 Quantity A Quantity B The measure of angle RST 30°

Quantity A is greater.
Quantity B is greater.
The two quantities are equal.
The relationship cannot be determined from the information given.
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Re: Triangle RST is formed by the intersections of the line x = [#permalink]  22 Oct 2018, 03:41
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Triangle RST is formed by the intersections of the line x = 12 − 2y   with the two axes of the coordinate plane.

 Quantity A Quantity B The measure of angle RST 30°

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

We have two cases..
I.. angle is RST
Sides are
x-intercpet...x=12-2*0=12 and
y-intercept...0=12-2y or y=6
II.
If angle is 30 and y is 6 ..
y:x:H = 1:√3:2 so x is 6√3

Now this is <12 so 30 is more than RST

B>A
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Re: Triangle RST is formed by the intersections of the line x = [#permalink]  23 Dec 2018, 00:59
Pardon me for being naïve , but I didn't get the explanation. Can some please explain the logic behind the ratio equation ?
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Re: Triangle RST is formed by the intersections of the line x = [#permalink]  11 Jan 2019, 16:11
kunalkmr62 wrote:
Pardon me for being naïve , but I didn't get the explanation. Can some please explain the logic behind the ratio equation ?

It is not a equation but a relation among variable and value.
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Re: Triangle RST is formed by the intersections of the line x = [#permalink]  11 Jan 2019, 16:15
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Now this is <12 so 30 is more than RST

B>A

Is this correct?
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Re: Triangle RST is formed by the intersections of the line x = [#permalink]  11 Jan 2019, 16:19
It is hard to me.
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Re: Triangle RST is formed by the intersections of the line x = [#permalink]  11 Jan 2019, 23:32
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AE wrote:
chetan2u wrote:

Now this is <12 so 30 is more than RST

B>A

Is this correct?

Yes, it is correct...
$$6\sqrt{3}<6\sqrt{4}................6\sqrt{3}<6*2................6\sqrt{3}<12$$
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Re: Triangle RST is formed by the intersections of the line x = [#permalink]  12 Jan 2019, 21:34
chetan2u wrote:
AE wrote:
chetan2u wrote:

Now this is <12 so 30 is more than RST

B>A

Is this correct?

Yes, it is correct...
$$6\sqrt{3}<6\sqrt{4}................6\sqrt{3}<6*2................6\sqrt{3}<12$$

ohhh! I was confused with the word 'this is', I thought something else in relation to angle.

I think I am clear now.
If angle=30 y=6 x=6[/square_root]3[square_root]
as x=12 that is x>12 angle must be less than 30 to commiserate with the other contents of the right triangle.
Thanks for your reply
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Please let me know if I am wrong.
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Re: Triangle RST is formed by the intersections of the line x = [#permalink]  20 Jan 2019, 19:51
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