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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 rectangle is defined to be "silver" if and only ##### This topic has 2 expert replies and 0 member replies ### Top Member ## A rectangle is defined to be "silver" if and only ## Timer 00:00 ## Your Answer A B C D E ## Global Stats Difficult A rectangle is defined to be "silver" if and only if the ratio of its length to its width is 2 to 1. If rectangle S is silver, is rectangle R silver? (1) R has the same area as S (2) The ratio of one side of R to one side of S is 2 to 1. OA E Source: Veritas Prep ### GMAT/MBA Expert GMAT Instructor Joined 09 Oct 2010 Posted: 1295 messages Followed by: 29 members Upvotes: 59 Top Reply BTGmoderatorDC wrote: A rectangle is defined to be "silver" if and only if the ratio of its length to its width is 2 to 1. If rectangle S is silver, is rectangle R silver? (1) R has the same area as S (2) The ratio of one side of R to one side of S is 2 to 1. Source: Veritas Prep The correct answer is therefore __(E)______ . This solution follows the notations and rationale taught in the GMATH method. Regards, Fabio. _________________ Fabio Skilnik :: GMATH method creator ( Math for the GMAT) English-speakers :: https://www.gmath.net Portuguese-speakers :: https://www.gmath.com.br ### GMAT/MBA Expert GMAT Instructor Joined 22 Aug 2016 Posted: 1770 messages Followed by: 28 members Upvotes: 470 Top Reply BTGmoderatorDC wrote: A rectangle is defined to be "silver" if and only if the ratio of its length to its width is 2 to 1. If rectangle S is silver, is a rectangle R silver? (1) R has the same area as S (2) The ratio of one side of R to one side of S is 2 to 1. OA E Source: Veritas Prep Given: Rectangle S is silver, i.e., the ratio of its length to its width is 2 to 1 Question: Is a rectangle R silver? Question rephrased: Does rectangle R has the ratio of its length to its width is 2 to 1? Let's take each statement one by one. (1) R has the same area as S. Case 1: Say the length and the width of the rectangle S and R are 2 and 1, respective. The answer is yes. Case 2: Say the length and the width of the rectangle S are 2 and 1, respective. However, the length and the width of the rectangle R are 1 and 2, respective. The answer is no. Insufficient. (2) The ratio of one side of R to one side of S is 2 to 1. Cases discussed above are applicable here too. Insufficient. (1) and (2) together Cases discussed above are applicable here too. Insufficient. The correct answer: E Hope this helps! -Jay _________________ Manhattan Review GRE Prep Locations: GRE Classes Miami | GRE Prep Course Munich | GRE Prep Denver | LSAT Prep Course Orlando | and many more... Schedule your free consultation with an experienced GMAT Prep Advisor! Click here. • Award-winning private GMAT tutoring Register now and save up to$200

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