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A square, X, has sides of length n. Another square, Y, has sides of length 1.5n. How many X can fit into a single Y?
A. 1
B. 1.5
C. 2
D. 2.25
E. 4

Asked by Evelyn on Sep 11, 2016

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John Smith

John Smith

Answered on Sep 11, 2016

2.25
The number of Xs that fit into Y is equal to the ratio of area of Y to that of X. Area of Y = (1.5n)^2 = 2.25. The area of X = n^2. 2.25n^2/n^2 = 2.25
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Iskimotu

Iskimotu

The question is ambigous. You can understand it so that you need the number of full and undeformed squares.

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