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In the figure above, is the outer rectangle a square? (1) The enclose

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In the figure above, is the outer rectangle a square?

(1) The enclosed figure is a rectangle.
(2) The area of the outer figure is 64.

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07 Sep 2018, 20:04
Bunuel wrote:

In the figure above, is the outer rectangle a square?

(1) The enclosed figure is a rectangle.
(2) The area of the outer figure is 64.

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Statement II doesn't play any role at all, so answer can be A or E

So let's see the statement I..
The outer figure can be made in various ways, one odd could be square and others can have sides of different lengths and different angles

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Re: In the figure above, is the outer rectangle a square? (1) The enclose  [#permalink]

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08 Sep 2018, 10:29
chetan2u wrote:
Bunuel wrote:

In the figure above, is the outer rectangle a square?

(1) The enclosed figure is a rectangle.
(2) The area of the outer figure is 64.

Attachment:
image007.jpg

Statement II doesn't play any role at all, so answer can be A or E

So let's see the statement I..
The outer figure can be made in various ways, one odd could be square and others can have sides of different lengths and different angles
E

Hi chetan2u
Can you please explain the highlighted portion. It is not clear.
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08 Sep 2018, 19:42
souvonik2k wrote:
chetan2u wrote:
Bunuel wrote:

In the figure above, is the outer rectangle a square?

(1) The enclosed figure is a rectangle.
(2) The area of the outer figure is 64.

Attachment:
image007.jpg

Statement II doesn't play any role at all, so answer can be A or E

So let's see the statement I..
The outer figure can be made in various ways, one odd could be square and others can have sides of different lengths and different angles
E

Hi chetan2u
Can you please explain the highlighted portion. It is not clear.

The one which is given in the question is a square and if you press the opposite diagonals towards each other, another quadrilateral is formed which will not be square
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1) Absolute modulus : http://gmatclub.com/forum/absolute-modulus-a-better-understanding-210849.html#p1622372
2)Combination of similar and dissimilar things : http://gmatclub.com/forum/topic215915.html
3) effects of arithmetic operations : https://gmatclub.com/forum/effects-of-arithmetic-operations-on-fractions-269413.html
4) Base while finding % increase and % decrease : https://gmatclub.com/forum/percentage-increase-decrease-what-should-be-the-denominator-287528.html

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Re: In the figure above, is the outer rectangle a square? (1) The enclose   [#permalink] 08 Sep 2018, 19:42
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