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# What is the sum of the areas of the shaded rectangular regions shown

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13 Dec 2017, 20:06
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What is the sum of the areas of the shaded rectangular regions shown in the figure above?

(A) 3.0
(B) 2.5
(C) 1.5
(D) 1.125
(E) 0.75

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13 Dec 2017, 22:07
Bunuel wrote:

What is the sum of the areas of the shaded rectangular regions shown in the figure above?

(A) 3.0
(B) 2.5
(C) 1.5
(D) 1.125
(E) 0.75

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2017-12-12_2126_001.png

It should be E

The vertical bar has an area 0.75*0.5 = 0.375 and the horizontal bar has an equal area at (1.5*0.25). Adding them up (0.375+0.375) comes out to be 0.75.
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