GMAT Question of the Day - Daily to your Mailbox; hard ones only

It is currently 13 Oct 2019, 19:22

Close

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
Your Progress

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

Not interested in getting valuable practice questions and articles delivered to your email? No problem, unsubscribe here.

Close

Request Expert Reply

Confirm Cancel

In the Cartesian XY-plane, the three vertices of a square are represen

  new topic post reply Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  
Author Message
TAGS:

Hide Tags

Find Similar Topics 
Math Expert
User avatar
V
Joined: 02 Sep 2009
Posts: 58335
In the Cartesian XY-plane, the three vertices of a square are represen  [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 16 Oct 2018, 04:54
00:00
A
B
C
D
E

Difficulty:

  45% (medium)

Question Stats:

63% (01:39) correct 37% (01:24) wrong based on 49 sessions

HideShow timer Statistics

In the Cartesian XY-plane, the three vertices of a square are represented by points (a, b), (a, −b) and (−a, −b). If a < 0 and b > 0, which of the following points is in the same quadrant as the fourth vertex point of the square?


(A) (−2, −6)
(B) (−2, 6)
(C) (2, −6)
(D) (6, −2)
(E) (6, 2)

_________________
CEO
CEO
User avatar
D
Status: GMATINSIGHT Tutor
Joined: 08 Jul 2010
Posts: 2974
Location: India
GMAT: INSIGHT
Schools: Darden '21
WE: Education (Education)
Reviews Badge
Re: In the Cartesian XY-plane, the three vertices of a square are represen  [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 16 Oct 2018, 05:03
1
Bunuel wrote:
In the Cartesian XY-plane, the three vertices of a square are represented by points (a, b), (a, −b) and (−a, −b). If a < 0 and b > 0, which of the following points is in the same quadrant as the fourth vertex point of the square?


(A) (−2, −6)
(B) (−2, 6)
(C) (2, −6)
(D) (6, −2)
(E) (6, 2)


If a < 0 and b > 0

then , Point (a, b) = (-ve, +ve) = II quadrant
Point (a, −b) = (-ve, -ve) = III quadrant
and (−a, −b) = (+ve, -ve) = IV quadrant

i.e. forth point must be in Ist Quadrant

Answer: Option E
_________________
Prosper!!!
GMATinsight
Bhoopendra Singh and Dr.Sushma Jha
e-mail: info@GMATinsight.com I Call us : +91-9999687183 / 9891333772
Online One-on-One Skype based classes and Classroom Coaching in South and West Delhi
http://www.GMATinsight.com/testimonials.html

ACCESS FREE GMAT TESTS HERE:22 ONLINE FREE (FULL LENGTH) GMAT CAT (PRACTICE TESTS) LINK COLLECTION
GMAT Club Bot
Re: In the Cartesian XY-plane, the three vertices of a square are represen   [#permalink] 16 Oct 2018, 05:03
Display posts from previous: Sort by

In the Cartesian XY-plane, the three vertices of a square are represen

  new topic post reply Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  





Powered by phpBB © phpBB Group | Emoji artwork provided by EmojiOne