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The length of a class room floor exceeds its breadth by 25 m. The area of the floor remains unchanged when the length is decreased by 10 m but the breadth is increased by 8 m. The area of the floor is 

A) 5100 sq.m B) 4870 sq.m
C) 4987 sq.m D) 4442 sq.m

Answer:   A) 5100 sq.m



Explanation:

Let the breadth of floor be 'b' m.

Then, length of the floor is 'l = (b + 25)'

Area of the rectangular floor = l x b = (b + 25) × b

According to the question,

(b + 15) (b + 8) = (b + 25) × b

b2 + 8b + 15b + 120 = b2 + 25b

2b = 120

b = 60 m.

l = b + 25 = 60 + 25 = 85 m.

 

Area of the floor = 85 × 60 = 5100 sq.m.

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The perimeter of a rectangle whose length is 6 m more than its breadth is 84 m. What will be the area of the rectangle?

A) 333 sq.mts B) 330 sq.mts
C) 362 sq.mts D) 432 sq.mts
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) 432 sq.mts

Explanation:

Let the breadth of the rectangle = b mts

Then Length of the rectangle = b + 6 mts

Given perimeter = 84 mts

2(L + B) = 84 mts

2(b+6 + b) = 84

2(2b + 6) = 84

4b + 12 = 84

4b = 84 - 12

4b = 72

b = 18 mts

=> Length = b + 6 = 18 + 6 = 24 mts

 

Now, required Area of the rectangle = L x B = 24 x 18 = 432 sq. mts

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How many square units in 13 by 9?

A) 13 B) 9
C) 117 D) 13/9
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) 117

Explanation:

Number of square units in 13 by 9 is given by the area it forms with length and breadth as 13 & 9

Area = 13 x 9 = 117

 

Hence, number of square units in 13 by 9 is 117 sq.units.

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Square units 13 by 9 of an office area is

A) 97 B) 117
C) 107 D) 127
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 117

Explanation:

Square units 13 by 9 of an office means office of length 13 units and breadth 9 units.

 

Now its area is 13x 9 = 117 square units or units square.

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Find the area of the square whose side is equal to the diagonal of a rectangle of length 3 cm and breadth 4 cm. 

A) 25 sq.cm B) 16 sq.cm
C) 9 sq.cm D) 4 sq.cm
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 25 sq.cm

Explanation:

Given length of the rectangle = 3 cm

Breadth of the rectangle = 4 cm

Then, the diagonal of the rectangle D = 32 + 42 = 25 = 5

Then, it implies side of square = 5 cm

We know that Area of square = S x S = 5 x 5 = 25 sq.cm.

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The sides of a right-angled triangle are 12 cm, 16 cm, 20 cm respectively. A new right angle Δ is made by joining the midpoints of all the sides. This process continues for infinite then calculate the sum of the areas of all the triangles so made.

A) 312 sq.cm B) 128 sq.cm
C) 412 sq.cm D) 246 sq.cm
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 128 sq.cm

Explanation:

Area =   SSC Quiz : Quantitative Aptitude | 06 - 01 - 18 = 96

 

Sum of Area =  SSC Quiz : Quantitative Aptitude | 06 - 01 - 18

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A room is 15 feet long and 12 feet broad. A mat has to be placed on the floor of the room leaving 1.5 feet space from the walls. What will be the cost of the mat at the rate of Rs. 3.50 per squire feet?

A) 378 B) 472.5
C) 496 D) 630
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 378

Explanation:

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A circular piece of thin wire is converted into a rhombus of side 11 cm. Find the diameter of the circular piece?

A) 28 cm B) 3.5 cm
C) 7 cm D) 14 cm
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) 14 cm

Explanation:

Circular piece is 4 x 11 = 44 cm long,

Then Circumference of circle is given by,

44 = pi x D, where D is the diameter

D = 44 / pi

Take pi = 22 / 7, then

D = 44 / (22/7) = (44 x 7) / 22

D = 14 cm.

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The area of a square is equal to the area of a rectangle. The length of the rectangle is 5 cm more than a side of the square and its breadth is 3 cm less than the side of the square. What is the perimeter of the rectangle ? 

A) 15 cm B) 18 cm
C) 34 cm D) 26 cm
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) 34 cm

Explanation:

Let the side of the square be 's' cm

 

length of rectangle = (s+5) cm

 

breadth of rectangle = (s-3)cm

 

(s+5) (s-3) = 

 

s2 - 5s - 3s - 15 = s2 

 

2s = 15

 

Perimeter of rectangle = 2(L+B) = 2(s+5 + s–3) = 2(2s + 2)

 

= 2(15 + 2) = 34 cm 

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