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1. The perimeter of a rectangular field is 480 m and the ratio between the length
and breadth 5:3. the area of the field is
(ans: 13,500m)
Difficulty Level : Easy
Basic Formula:
Perimeter of a rectangle
area of a rectangle

Moderately easy

=
=

Difficult

2 (length + breadth)
length x breadth

Answer with Explanation:
Perimeter of a rectangle =

2(l+b)

Given l:b = 5:3
L=5x, b = 3 x
P=480m
2(5x+3x) = 480
16 x = 480
x = 30
l=5x

=

5 x 30 = 150

b= 3 x

=

3x30 = 90

area = l x b = 150 x 90
area of rectangle

Area, BU

= 13500 m2

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2. If the length and breadth of a rectangular plot are increased by 50% and 20%
respectively, then the new area is how many time the original area?
Ans:1915
Difficulty Level : Easy
Basic Formula:
Area of a recentagle

Moderately easy

=

Difficult

length x breadth

Answer with Explanation:
Let length = a , breadth = b
Area =
ab,
New length = 150% of a = 150 / 100 a

=

3 a /2

New breadth = 120% of b = 120/100 b

=

6b/5

New area

= new length x new breadth
= 3a / 2 x 6b/ 5
= 9/5 ab
= 9/5 (original area)

Area, BU

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3. The length of a rectangle is increased by 60%/ By what percent would the width
have to be decreased to maintain the same area?
Ans : 37.5
Difficulty Level : Easy

Moderately easy

Difficult

Basic Formula:
Area of a rectangle

=

Decrease in breadth

=( (b-new breadth ) x 1/breadth x 100 )%

length x breadth

Answer with Explanation:
Let length
Area

=
=

a & breadth = b
ab

New length = 60% of a
New breadth =

=

160/100a =

8/5a

c (say)

Then area
= ab
New length x new breadth = ab
8a/5 x c

=

ab

c

=

ab x 5/8a  c = 5b/8

decrease in breadth

= { b-c x 1/b x 100 } %

={ (b-5b/8) x 1/b x100}% = {3b/88 x 1/b x 100 }% =

Area, BU

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4. If each side of a square is increased by 50% the ratio of the area of the resulting
square to the area of the given square is?
Ans: 3:4
Difficulty Level : Easy

Moderately easy

Difficult

Basic Formula:
Area of a square

=

side2

Answer with Explanation:
Let, each side
Then original area
New side

=
=
=
=

a
a2
50% of a
150/100 a = 3a/2

new area

=

(3a/2)2 = 9a2/4

required ratio

=

new area : original area

=
multiply by “4” we get
% by a2
=

9a2/4 : a2

required ratio

9:4

Area, BU

=

4 x 9a2/4 : 4a2

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5. The length of a blackboard is 8cm more than its breadth. If the length is
increased by 7cm and breadth is decreased by 4cm, the area remains the same.
The length and breadth of the black board (in cms) will (Ans: 28, 20)
Difficulty Level : Easy

Moderately easy

Difficult

Basic Formula:
Area of a rectangle

= length x breadth

Answer with Explanation:
Let breadth =

x cm

Then length =

x+8 cm

Area of a blackboard

=

x (x+8)cm2 -

New length

=

x+8+7 = x+15cm

New breadth

=

x-4cm

Area of a new blackboard
1=2

=

1

(x+15)(x-4)

 (x+8) x =

(x +15 (x-4)

x2 + 8 x

=

x2 +11x – 60

11x-8x

=

60  3x = 60 x= 20

length = x+8 = 20 + 8 = 28cm and breadth x= 20cm

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