CAT Practice : Coordinate Geometry

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Ratio of Areas

    Q.26: Consider Square S inscribed in circle C, what is ratio of the areas of S and Q? Consider Circle C inscribed in Square S, what is ratio of the areas of S and Q?
    1. 2 : , 4 :
    2. 4 : , 2 :
    3. 1 : , 4 :
    4. 2 : , 1 :

 

  • Correct Answer
    Choice (A). 2 : , 4 :

Detailed Solution

Ratio of Areas

If square is inside the circle, ratio of areas of square to that of circle is 2 :



If circle is inside square, ratio of areas of square to that of circle is 4 :

Remember, circle area goes with , square area goes with number.



If square is inside the circle, ratio of areas of square to that of circle is 2 :

If circle is inside square, ratio of areas of square to that of circle is 4 :







Correct Answer: (A). 2 : , 4 :



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