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# The width of rectangle T is 25 percent greater than the width of recta

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The width of rectangle T is 25 percent greater than the width of rectangle R, and the length of T is 10 percent greater than the length of R. The area of T is what percent greater than the area of R ?

A. 2.5%
B. 15%
C. 27.3%
D. 35%
E. 37.5%

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26 Nov 2018, 21:52
Bunuel wrote:
The width of rectangle T is 25 percent greater than the width of rectangle R, and the length of T is 10 percent greater than the length of R. The area of T is what percent greater than the area of R ?

A. 2.5%
B. 15%
C. 27.3%
D. 35%
E. 37.5%

rectangle R length x and width y
T length 1.25 x and width 1.1 y

so area of R xy and T 1.375 xy

% greater : 1.375-1/1= .375= 37.5 option E
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