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# What is the area of circle ? (1) The ratio of the

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What is the area of circle ?

(1) The ratio of the circumference of the circle D to the diameter of the circle D is 22/7 :1

(2) The number of the sqaure units of the area of the sector with an angle of measure 60 degree is two times the number of units of the length of an arc with an angle of measure 30 degree.

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My doubt- the question didn't provide any standard measure of length such a cm,m,km...so i thought the answer should E because if we ask what is the area....just any answer like area is 100 doesnot makes sense. Don't we need a standard unit to measure the area ?
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13 Oct 2011, 07:19
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What is the area of circle ?

(1) The ratio of the circumference of the circle D to the diameter of the circle D is 22/7 :1

(2) The number of the sqaure units of the area of the sector with an angle of measure 60 degree is two times the number of units of the length of an arc with an angle of measure 30 degree.

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My doubt- the question didn't provide any standard measure of length such a cm,m,km...so i thought the answer should E because if we ask what is the area....just any answer like area is 100 doesnot makes sense. Don't we need a standard unit to measure the area ?

Your doubt is valid, but it is not required for GMAT. I know it's bizarre, but that's how GMAT works sometimes. So, area in any unit is fine. B is correct.
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14 Oct 2011, 06:49
Hai i have a doubt in the statement 1. we can rephrase the statement 1 as

circumference/diameter=pi*d/d since pi=22/7.
pi*d/d=3*1/1,so diameter is 1 and radius is 1/2. sufficient to answer the question.

Please correct me if i am wrong.
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14 Oct 2011, 07:52
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Hai i have a doubt in the statement 1. we can rephrase the statement 1 as

circumference/diameter=pi*d/d since pi=22/7.
pi*d/d=3*1/1,so diameter is 1 and radius is 1/2. sufficient to answer the question.

Please correct me if i am wrong.

It's incorrect.

The ratio of the circumference of the circle D to the diameter of the circle D is always 22/7 :1

You can try calculating that ratio for different values of r.
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14 Oct 2011, 12:33
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Your doubt is valid, but it is not required for GMAT. I know it's bizarre, but that's how GMAT works sometimes. So, area in any unit is fine. B is correct.

thanks fluke....I guess sometimes one has to face ambiguous questions, at least one may feel so. I hope i dont face such a question on test. i did in fact almost lock the answer choice B but at very last second idea came that without a standard measure unit the answer will make no sense. this was last question of kaplan practise test 2 (linear).
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