Bunuel wrote:

Rectangular Floors X and Y have equal area. If Floor X is 12 feet by 18 feet and Floor Y is 9 feet wide, what is the length of Floor Y, in feet?

(A) 13 1/2

(B) 18

(C) 18 3/4

(D) 21

(E) 24

Practice Questions

Question: 3

Page: 152

Difficulty: 550

Looks like I took the long route to finding out the answer!

Area of the rectangular floor X = L*W --> 12*18 = 216

Area of the rectangular floor Y = L*W --> Y = length * 9

We're given that the areas of floor X and Y are equal --> 216 = length * 9 --> length = 216/9 = 24 --> option E

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