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# rectangles and squares

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Updated on: 25 May 2009, 06:40
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The perimeters of a square region S and a rectangular region R are equal. If the sides of R are in the ratio of 2:3, what is the ratio of the area of region R to the area of Region S?

A) 25:16
B) 24:25
C) 5:6
D) 4:5
E) 4:9

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Originally posted by dk94588 on 24 May 2009, 21:07.
Last edited by dk94588 on 25 May 2009, 06:40, edited 1 time in total.
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24 May 2009, 23:20
I thinks the question is area of R to S

4a = 2(2x + 3x)

a = 5x / 2

Ares of square S = a^2 = 25x^2/4

Ares of R = 2x * 3x = 6 x^2

So R : S = 6 x^2 / (25x^2/4) = 24 : 25

Ans B
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25 May 2009, 06:41
yes it was, sorry just edited it
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25 May 2009, 07:13
B

I got the same question on GMAT Prep.
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25 May 2009, 08:17
thats where its off of. They don't explain the answers so I was hoping someone here would, which they did. The answer is B.

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