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A set of rectangles consists of exactly one rectangle of [#permalink] New post 10 Aug 2003, 07:08
A set of rectangles consists of exactly one rectangle of each possible size such that for each rectangle the area is 24 and the length and width are integers.


Column A:
The propotion of the rectangles in the set that have perimeter greater than 25

Column B:
.5


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.

The answer is c. Can anybody explain on the answer?[/b]
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 [#permalink] New post 10 Aug 2003, 09:34
A clear SAT problem. Even I, sitting in Moscow, know it!

Areas: 1*24 (P>25), 2*12 (P>25), 3*8 (P<25), 4*6 (P<25)

Column A is 2/4=1/2=0.5
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