Source: Official Guide for the GMAT 13th Ed. Problem Solving; #161 Official Guide for the GMAT 2015 14th Ed. Problem Solving; #161

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In the figure above, V represents an

In the figure above, V represents an observation point at one end of a pool. From V, an object that is actually located on the bottom of the pool at point R appears to be at point S. If VR=10 feet, what is the distance RS, in feet, between the actual position and the perceived position of the object?

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Sean Gregory

I'm really happy you put this up using the special triangle rule. I've seen the book and other peoples explanation when this literally takes 10 seconds to do and saves you time, giving you more time to answer other problems.

Mar 13, 2015 • Comment

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Gravatar Mike McGarry, Magoosh Tutor

Dec 28, 2013 • Comment

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