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In the figure above, two security lights, L1 and L2, are loc

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In the figure above, two security lights, L1 and L2, are located 100 feet apart. Each illuminates an area of radius 100 feet, and both are located 60 feet from a chain-link fence. What is the total length s of fence, in feet, illuminated by the two lights?

(A) 260
(B) 240
(C) 220
(D) 200
(E) 180

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Originally posted by Asifpirlo on 25 Aug 2013, 17:57.
Last edited by Bunuel on 25 Aug 2013, 23:24, edited 1 time in total.
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Consider S = AB+BC+CD+DE

And, we also know

AB=BC=DE = SQRT(100^2-60^2) = 80

Hence S = 3*(80)+CD

Since CD is definitely >0, from the answer choices we could safely choose option .
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New post 26 Aug 2013, 01:17
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Consider S = AB+BC+CD+DE

And, we also know

AB=BC=DE = SQRT(100^2-60^2) = 80

Hence S = 3*(80)+CD

Since CD is definitely >0, from the answer choices we could safely choose option .


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i don't think this is 700+ sum. It was very easy. Would have been tought if options were like 260,265,270.
In that case you have to calculate CD. Can we do it?
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i don't think this is 700+ sum. It was very easy. Would have been tought if options were like 260,265,270.
In that case you have to calculate CD. Can we do it?


hi b2bt,

yes you can ,, it is alread given that the distance between lights is 100m so CD=100-80=20
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New post 14 Sep 2013, 09:16
total distance= AB+DE+L1L2
AB=DE=80
L1L2 = 100
Hence total = 80*2+100 = 260.
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