Area Question & Answers


Area

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A rectangular parking space is marked out by painting three of its sides.If the length of the unpainted side is 9 feet, and the sum of the lengths of the painted sides is 37 feet, then what is the area of the parking space in square feet?

A) 126sq.ft B) 120sq.ft
C) 130sq.ft D) 135sq.ft
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 126sq.ft

Explanation:

Let l = 9 ft.


Then l + 2b = 37


=> 2b = 37 – l = 37 – 9 = 28


b = 28/2 = 14 ft.


Area = lb = 9 × 14 = 126 sq. ft.

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A large field of 700 hectares is divided into two parts. The difference of the areas of the two parts is one-fifth of the average of the two areas. What is the area of the smaller part in hectares?

A) 315 B) 385
C) 415 D) 485
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 315

Explanation:

Let the areas of the two parts be x and (700-x) hectares


therefore, 




So, the two parts are 385 and 315.


Hence, Area of the smaller = 315 hectares

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A rectangular grassy plot 110m by 65cm has a gravel path .5cm wide all round it on the inside. Find the cost of gravelling the path at 80 paise per sq.mt

A) 680rs B) 480rs
C) 340rs D) 320rs
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 680rs

Explanation:

area of theplot = 110 * 65 = 7150 sq m
area of the plot excluding the path = (110-5)* (65-5) = 6300 sq m
area of the path = 7150 - 6300 =850 sq m
cost of gravelling the path = 850 * 80/100 = 680 Rs

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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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A rectangular plot measuring 90 meters by 50 meters is to be enclosed by wire fencing. If the poles of the fence are kept 5 meters apart. How many poles will be needed?

A) 65m B) 45m
C) 55m D) 56m
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) 56m

Explanation:

perimeter of the plot = 2(90+50) = 280m
no of poles =280/5 =56m

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