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# ABCD is a square, EFGH is a rectangle. AB = 3, EF = 4, FG = 6. The are

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ABCD is a square, EFGH is a rectangle. AB = 3, EF = 4, FG = 6. The area of the region outside of ABCD and inside EFGH is

(A) 6
(B) 9
(C) 12
(D) 15
(E) 24

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Re: ABCD is a square, EFGH is a rectangle. AB = 3, EF = 4, FG = 6. The are  [#permalink]

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29 Oct 2017, 08:38
Bunuel wrote:

ABCD is a square, EFGH is a rectangle. AB = 3, EF = 4, FG = 6. The area of the region outside of ABCD and inside EFGH is

(A) 6
(B) 9
(C) 12
(D) 15
(E) 24

Area of the square ABCD = 9
Area of the rectangle EFGH = 24

Thus, area of the region outside of ABCD and inside EFGH is 24 - 9 = 15

Hence, correct answer must be (D) 15
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