ISEE Upper Level Quantitative : How to find area

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Example Questions

Example Question #1 : How To Find Area

Rectangle 1

The above rectangle, which has perimeter 360, is divided into squares of equal size. Give the area of the shaded portion.

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:


The sides of the rectangle, in total, are divided into 18 segments of equal measure, as indicated below:

Rectangle 2

The rectangle has a total perimeter of 360, so each segment - one side of a square - measures . Each square has area , so the shaded portion of the rectangle, which comprises seven squares, has area


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