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In the figure above, if two identical rectangles overlap to form three
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Re: In the figure above, if two identical rectangles overlap to form three
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11 Oct 2017, 01:18
Assuming that y is the total length of rectangle and not of each smaller rectangle. xy=12+6=18 Also, xy=R+6 Therefore, R+6=18 R=12 Answer B.
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11 Oct 2017, 08:01
This seems too easy...am I missing something here? Since the rectangles are identical, and assuming the region with area 6 does not overlap region with areas 12 or R: Area of both rectangles will be equal R + 6 = 12 + 6 R = 12



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11 Oct 2017, 08:38
My understanding R=12, Can some one confirm? Or am I missing anything!!
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Re: In the figure above, if two identical rectangles overlap to form three
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11 Oct 2017, 10:25
The area of a single of the overlapping rectangles can be expressed as x*y
From the figure we can formulate that:
(1) x*y = 12+6 = 18
(2) x*y = R+6
From (1) and (2): 12+6 = R+6 => R = 12
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13 Oct 2017, 09:29
Bunuel wrote: In the figure above, if two identical rectangles overlap to form three regions with areas 12, 6, and R, respectively, then R = (A) 6 (B) 12 (C) 15 (D) 18 (E) 24 Attachment: 20171011_1127_001.png Since the two rectangles are identical, their areas are equal also. Since they overlap a region with area 6, their nonoverlap regions should have equal areas also. Since one of the rectangles has a nonoverlap region of area 12, the other rectangle also has a nonoverlap region of area 12. That is, R = 12. Answer: B
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