if length of a rectangle is incr by 20% and width is decr by
20% then area
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Answer / zammil
b gets increased by 20% i.e (b+0.20b)
h gets decreased by 20% i.e (h-0.20h)
rewriting the equation(area=b*h),
i.e new area=0.96 times the original area
if 100% was the original area,it has decreased to 96%
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Answer / guest
Decreased by 4%
Refer GMAT'96 edition ..i think page 44
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Answer / asdf
it is dec by 4%
120% * 80% = 96%
ie dec by 4... sure now??
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Answer / meenakshy
i think d area will be 24/25.
and b= 80/100=>4/5
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Answer / amit kumar das
Increase by 1%
(Pls inform me if someone else with a different ans is v
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