Area Question & Answers


Area

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If a square and a rhombus stand on the same base, then the ratio of the areas of the square and the rhombus is:

A) 1:1 B) 1:2
C) 1:3 D) 1:4
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 1:1

Explanation:

A square and a rhombus on the same base are equal in area

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The length of a rectangle is halved, while its breadth is tripled. What is the percentage change in area?

A) 20% B) 30%
C) 40% D) 50%
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) 50%

Explanation:

Let original length = x and original breadth = y.
Original area = xy.


New length = x/2 and New breadth=3y


New area = 


 Increase in area = New area-original area = 


 Increase % =  %

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A room of 5m 44cm long and 3m 74cm broad is to be paved with squre tiles. Find the least number of squre tiles required to cover the floor.

A) 136 B) 146
C) 166 D) 176
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) 176

Explanation:

area of the room = 544 * 374 sq cm
size of largest square tile = H.C.F of 544cm and 374cm= 34cm
area of 1 tile = 34*34 sq cm
no. of tiles required = (544*374) / (34 * 34) = 176

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One side of a rectangular field is 15m and one of its diagonal is 17m. Find the area of field?

A) 110 B) 120
C) 130 D) 140
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 120

Explanation:

Other side = [(17*17) - (15*15)] = (289-225) = 8m
Area = 15 * 8 =120 sq. m

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A room 5m 55cm long and 3m 74cm broad is to be paved with square tiles.Find the least number of square tiles required to cover the floor?

A) 156 B) 166
C) 176 D) 186
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) 176

Explanation:

Area of the room=(544 * 374)


size of largest square tile= H.C.F of 544 & 374 = 34 cm


Area of 1 tile = (34  x  34) 


Number of tiles required== [(544 x 374) / (34 x 34)] = 176

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