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### Question 1

The difference between the length and breadth of a rectangle is 2 m. What is the area if the perimeter is 8 meters?

**A**

3 sq. meters.

**B**

5 sq. meters.

**C**

9 sq. meters.

**D**

7 sq. meters.

**Soln.**

**Ans: a**

If L and B are the length and breadth of the rectangle, then L - B = 2 and 2(L + B) = 8. Solving, we get L = 3 and B = 1, so the area is 3 × 1 = 3 sq. m. TIP: Sometimes long multiplications can be avoided by looking at the units place of the given options.

### Question 2

The length and breadth of a rectangle are in the ratio 13 : 6. What is the area if the perimeter is 266 meters?

### Question 3

The diagonal and one side of a rectangle are 5 m and 3 m. What is the percentage saving of a man who walks along the diagonal instead of the two sides?

### Question 4

What is the cost of plastering, @50 paise per square meter, the walls and floor of a 38 m × 14 m. tank that is 8 meters high?

### Question 5

What is the smallest number of square tiles that can be laid fully, without cutting, on a floor 10 m by 64 m?

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Updated on 2017-04-07.