Source: Official Guide Revised GRE 1st Ed. Part 6; Set 3; #4

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A, B, and C are three rectangles

A, B, and C are three rectangles. The length and width of rectangle A are 10 percent greater and 10 percent less, respectively, than the length and width of rectangle C. The length and width of rectangle B are 20 percent greater and 20 percent less, respectively, than the length and width of rectangle C. Quantity A : The area of rectangle A Quantity B : The area of rectangle B Quantity A is greater., Quantity B is greater., The two quantities are equal., The relationship cannot be determined from the information given.

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Yosef Lewis

While a bit less intuitive, Chris' second method is immensely helpful for me. If you plug in a variable instead of a number here, you get a direct and definitive comparison between the 2 variables.

Apr 15, 2014 • Comment

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Gravatar Chris Lele, Magoosh Tutor

Oct 7, 2012 • Comment

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