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# Consider two triangles ABC and PQR such that the ratio of their areas

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Updated on: 31 Mar 2016, 20:49
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Consider two Similar triangles ABC and PQR such that the ratio of their areas is 1:169 . What is the ratio of their Perimeters ?

[A] 41:1
[B] 961:1
[C] 1:961
[D] 13:1
[E] 1:13

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Originally posted by stonecold on 31 Mar 2016, 19:02.
Last edited by stonecold on 31 Mar 2016, 20:49, edited 1 time in total.
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Re: Consider two triangles ABC and PQR such that the ratio of their areas  [#permalink]

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31 Mar 2016, 20:31
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Chiragjordan wrote:
Consider two triangles ABC and PQR such that the ratio of their areas is 1:169 . What is the ratio of their Perimeters ?

[A] 41:1
961:1
[C] 1:961
[D] 13:1
[E] 1:13

Hi,
I think you have missed out the most critical info in the Q..
[b]ABC and PQR must be similar triangle and that info is missing..
In present state, you cannot find the ratio of sides
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Re: Consider two triangles ABC and PQR such that the ratio of their areas  [#permalink]

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31 Mar 2016, 20:50
chetan2u wrote:
Chiragjordan wrote:
Consider two triangles ABC and PQR such that the ratio of their areas is 1:169 . What is the ratio of their Perimeters ?

[A] 41:1
961:1
[C] 1:961
[D] 13:1
[E] 1:13

Hi,
I think you have missed out the most critical info in the Q..
[b]ABC and PQR must be similar triangle and that info is missing..
In present state, you cannot find the ratio of sides

You are the SAVIOUR ...!!!!

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Re: Consider two triangles ABC and PQR such that the ratio of their areas  [#permalink]

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31 Mar 2016, 21:42
Chiragjordan wrote:
chetan2u wrote:
Chiragjordan wrote:
Consider two triangles ABC and PQR such that the ratio of their areas is 1:169 . What is the ratio of their Perimeters ?

[A] 41:1
961:1
[C] 1:961
[D] 13:1
[E] 1:13

Hi,
I think you have missed out the most critical info in the Q..
[b]ABC and PQR must be similar triangle and that info is missing..
In present state, you cannot find the ratio of sides

You are the SAVIOUR ...!!!!

Kudos ..!!
Kudos..!!
Kudos..!!

Hi Chiragjordan,
You have been very kind with your words. thanx
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3) effects of arithmetic operations : https://gmatclub.com/forum/effects-of-arithmetic-operations-on-fractions-269413.html

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