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# Triangle ABC is an isosceles right triangle. If AB = AC, then the area

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Triangle ABC is an isosceles right triangle. If AB = AC, then the area of a square with a side length equal to twice the length of BC is how many times the area of triangle ABC?

A. 13
B. 14
C. 15
D. 16
E. 17

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26 Feb 2019, 02:24
let isoscles triangle side = 2
so area is 2
and side BC =2√2
side of square ; 4√2 ; area = 32
i.e 32/2 ; 16 times
IMO D

Bunuel wrote:
Triangle ABC is an isosceles right triangle. If AB = AC, then the area of a square with a side length equal to twice the length of BC is how many times the area of triangle ABC?

A. 13
B. 14
C. 15
D. 16
E. 17
Re: Triangle ABC is an isosceles right triangle. If AB = AC, then the area   [#permalink] 26 Feb 2019, 02:24
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