It is currently 24 Jun 2017, 19:35

### GMAT Club Daily Prep

#### Thank you for using the timer - this advanced tool can estimate your performance and suggest more practice questions. We have subscribed you to Daily Prep Questions via email.

Customized
for You

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Track

every week, we’ll send you an estimated GMAT score based on your performance

Practice
Pays

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

# Events & Promotions

###### Events & Promotions in June
Open Detailed Calendar

# A chocolate box has a long triangular shape. The triangular

Author Message
TAGS:

### Hide Tags

Intern
Joined: 06 Sep 2012
Posts: 42
Concentration: Social Entrepreneurship
A chocolate box has a long triangular shape. The triangular [#permalink]

### Show Tags

30 Nov 2012, 16:03
1
KUDOS
3
This post was
BOOKMARKED
00:00

Difficulty:

35% (medium)

Question Stats:

79% (01:44) correct 21% (03:21) wrong based on 28 sessions

### HideShow timer Statistics

Attachment:

Ttriangular.png [ 6.89 KiB | Viewed 1849 times ]
A chocolate box has a long triangular shape. The triangular shaped end piece is an equilateral triangle. The length of the box is $$5\sqrt{3}$$ inches, and the volume is 135. What is the value of x in inches?

A. $$\frac{9}{\sqrt{3}}$$
B. 3
C. 6
D. 9
E. $$9\sqrt{3}$$
[Reveal] Spoiler: OA

_________________

Life begins at the edge of your comfort zone.

Appreciate the +1!

Last edited by Bunuel on 01 Dec 2012, 06:30, edited 1 time in total.
Renamed the topic and edited the question.
Intern
Joined: 26 Nov 2012
Posts: 1
Concentration: Finance, General Management
GMAT Date: 02-05-2013

### Show Tags

30 Nov 2012, 16:32
4
KUDOS
You know that the Volume $$V=Area of the triangle * length --> Area = \frac{V}{length} = \frac{135}{5*\sqrt{3}} = \frac{27}{\sqrt{3}}$$
Then
Use the formula $$Area = a^2* \sqrt{3}/2$$

Thus $$a^2 = 27/\sqrt{3}*4/\sqrt{3} = 27*4/3= 36$$ then $$a=\sqrt{36} = 6$$

C
Re: Geometry Problem Help   [#permalink] 30 Nov 2012, 16:32
Similar topics Replies Last post
Similar
Topics:
6 In the figure above, what is the area of triangular region B 7 31 Mar 2017, 06:50
In the coordinate plane, what is the area of the triangular 1 27 Nov 2012, 02:23
48 What is the greatest possible area of a triangular region 24 18 May 2017, 11:45
6 A flat triangular cornfield has the dimensions shown in the figure abo 5 15 May 2017, 09:07
6 What is the greatest possible area of a triangular region with one 8 28 Apr 2015, 04:24
Display posts from previous: Sort by