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# The figure depicts a triangle with a base of x and a height of y. What

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The figure depicts a triangle with a base of x and a height of y. What is the value of the area of the triangle?

(1) xy = 100
(2) y = 10

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13 Feb 2019, 07:11
Bunuel wrote:

The figure depicts a triangle with a base of x and a height of y. What is the value of the area of the triangle?

(1) xy = 100
(2) y = 10

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#1 sufficient
xy* 0.5 is area so
area = 50

#2
y= 10
figure is not drawn to scale so we cannot determine other side of triangle

in sufficient
sufficient
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14 Feb 2019, 11:48
Bunuel wrote:
The figure depicts a triangle with a base of x and a height of y. What is the value of the area of the triangle?

(1) xy = 100
(2) y = 10

from 1) Area of Triangle ABC = 1/2 * xy

we can calculate from here

from 2) cannot say anything about x

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