Source: Official Guide for GMAT Review 2016 Problem Solving; #31

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A flat patio was built alongside a house

A flat patio was built alongside a house as shown in the figure above. If all angles are right angles, what is the area of the patio in square feet?

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Jeffrey Braganza

Area of Patio (from the diag) = Area of entire square block of the patio - Area of house and patio overlap
= (35 * 40) - (20 * 20)
= 1400 - 400 = 1000
(C).

Dec 31, 2015 • Comment

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