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A circle is inscribed in equilateral triangle XYZ, which is itself

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Updated on: 14 Sep 2017, 03:35
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A circle is inscribed in equilateral triangle XYZ, which is itself inscribed in a circle. What is the area of the smaller circle?

(1) The area of the larger circle is $$24\pi$$.
(2) The radius of the larger circle is twice the radius of the smaller circle.

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14 Sep 2017, 12:45
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Pritishd wrote:
A circle is inscribed in equilateral triangle XYZ, which is itself inscribed in a circle. What is the area of the smaller circle?

(1) The area of the larger circle is $$24\pi$$.
(2) The radius of the larger circle is twice the radius of the smaller circle.

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Statement 1: Provides the area of the larger circle. Hence $$R$$ can be calculated. Sufficient

Statement 2: This statement does not provide any new information so the value of radius of either of the circle cannot be calculated. Hence insufficient

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14 Sep 2017, 22:01
Pritishd wrote:
A circle is inscribed in equilateral triangle XYZ, which is itself inscribed in a circle. What is the area of the smaller circle?

(1) The area of the larger circle is $$24\pi$$.
(2) The radius of the larger circle is twice the radius of the smaller circle.

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