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# In the figure above, two rectangles with the same dimensions

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15 Sep 2007, 06:07
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In the figure above, two rectangles with the same dimensions overlap to form the shaded region. If each rectangle has perimeter 12 and the shaded region has perimeter 3, what is the total length of the heavy line segments?

(A) 15 (B) 18 (C) 21
(D) 22 (E) 23
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15 Sep 2007, 07:11
Ferihere wrote:
In the figure above, two rectangles with the same dimensions overlap to form the shaded region. If each rectangle has perimeter 12 and the shaded region has perimeter 3, what is the total length of the heavy line segments?

(A) 15 (B) 18 (C) 21
(D) 22 (E) 23

do u have any clue about the term heavy line segment
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15 Sep 2007, 07:21
Ravshonbek wrote:
Ferihere wrote:
In the figure above, two rectangles with the same dimensions overlap to form the shaded region. If each rectangle has perimeter 12 and the shaded region has perimeter 3, what is the total length of the heavy line segments?

(A) 15 (B) 18 (C) 21
(D) 22 (E) 23

do u have any clue about the term heavy line segment

NO.... the same problem, not native E-speaker
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15 Sep 2007, 09:46
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15 Sep 2007, 11:19
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15 Sep 2007, 13:51
Rofl thanks Killer.

24-3=21. So I guess the "heavy line segment" means the outline of the figure.

Whered u get this question?
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16 Sep 2007, 06:15
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16 Sep 2007, 22:33
Yes, it's 24-3. The original source of this question is from the cambridge CD.
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