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100 points for $49 worth of Veritas practice GMATs FREE VERITAS PRACTICE GMAT EXAMS Earn 10 Points Per Post Earn 10 Points Per Thanks Earn 10 Points Per Upvote ## A cow is tethered to the corner of a rectangular shed. tagged by: BTGmoderatorLU ##### This topic has 1 expert reply and 0 member replies ### Top Member ## A cow is tethered to the corner of a rectangular shed. ## Timer 00:00 ## Your Answer A B C D E ## Global Stats Difficult Source: Magoosh A cow is tethered to the corner of a rectangular shed. If the length of the rope is 5, and the shed has length 4 and width 3, what is the maximum area that is accessible to the cow? (The cow cannot enter the shed). $$A.\ 12\pi$$ $$B.\ 15\pi$$ $$C.\ 16\pi$$ $$D.\ 18\pi$$ $$E.\ 20\pi$$ The AO is E ### GMAT/MBA Expert GMAT Instructor Joined 09 Oct 2010 Posted: 975 messages Followed by: 27 members Upvotes: 59 BTGmoderatorLU wrote: Source: Magoosh A cow is tethered to the corner of a rectangular shed. If the length of the rope is 5, and the shed has length 4 and width 3, what is the maximum area that is accessible to the cow? (The cow cannot enter the shed). $$A.\ 12\pi$$ $$B.\ 15\pi$$ $$C.\ 16\pi$$ $$D.\ 18\pi$$ $$E.\ 20\pi$$ Very nice problem! Be sure you understand the figure below: $$? = {3 \over 4}\pi \cdot {5^2} + {1 \over 4}\pi \cdot {1^2} + {1 \over 4}\pi \cdot {2^2} = {\pi \over 4}\left( {80} \right) = 20\pi$$ This solution follows the notations and rationale taught in the GMATH method. Regards, Fabio. _________________ Fabio Skilnik :: https://GMATH.net (Math for the GMAT) or https://GMATH.com.br (Portuguese version) Course release PROMO : finish our test drive till 30/Dec with (at least) 50 correct answers out of 92 (12-questions Mock included) to gain a 50% discount! • Free Trial & Practice Exam BEAT THE GMAT EXCLUSIVE Available with Beat the GMAT members only code • Free Veritas GMAT Class Experience Lesson 1 Live Free Available with Beat the GMAT members only code • Magoosh Study with Magoosh GMAT prep Available with Beat the GMAT members only code • Free Practice Test & Review How would you score if you took the GMAT Available with Beat the GMAT members only code • FREE GMAT Exam Know how you'd score today for$0

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