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# The 8*18 rectangle ABCD is cut into two congruent hexagons, as shown,

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The 8*18 rectangle ABCD is cut into two congruent hexagons, as shown, in such a way that the two hexagons can be repositioned without overlap to form a square. What is y?

(A) 6
(B) 7
(C) 8
(D) 9
(E) 10

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25 Mar 2019, 01:39
Bunuel wrote:

The 8*18 rectangle ABCD is cut into two congruent hexagons, as shown, in such a way that the two hexagons can be repositioned without overlap to form a square. What is y?

(A) 6
(B) 7
(C) 8
(D) 9
(E) 10

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area of rectangle = 18*8 = 144
so side of square = √144 = 12
y is in equal parts in the given figure so y = 12/2 = 6
IMO A
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