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In the figure above, two rectangles with the same dimensions

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In the figure above, two rectangles with the same dimensions [#permalink] New post 15 Sep 2007, 06:07
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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Re: Don't have any clue... [#permalink] New post 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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Re: Don't have any clue... [#permalink] New post 15 Sep 2007, 07:21
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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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 [#permalink] New post 15 Sep 2007, 11:19
Appreciate KillerSquirrel

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 [#permalink] New post 15 Sep 2007, 13:51
Rofl thanks Killer.

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


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 [#permalink] New post 16 Sep 2007, 06:15
PS 1000 Section 6 :)
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 [#permalink] New post 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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