TANCET '08 Quant - Area of circle, equilateral & right triangles
Mensuration Question 15
Which of the following figures has the largest area?
- A circle of radius
- An equilateral triangle whose sides each have length 4
- A triangle whose sides have lengths 3, 4 and 5
- I and III
- II and III
: II. Choice (2)
- Area of circle of radius
- Area of an equilateral triangle whose sides each have length
- Area of a triangle whose sides measure 3, 4 and 5. The given triangle is a right triangle.
Hence, its area = = 6 sq units
We need to compare these three numbers.
Area of the circle,
= 6.28 sq units
Area of the equilateral triangle,
Area of the right triangle = 6 sq units.
The area of the equilateral triangle is the largest amongst the 3 objects given in this question.
Level of difficulty
: Easy to Moderate
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