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If the base of a rectangle is increased by 10% and area is unchanged, then what would be the change in its altitude?

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If the base of a rectangle is increased by 10% and area is unchanged, then what would be the change in its altitude?
posted Jun 16, 2016 by anonymous

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New altitude will be in the ratio 1/1.1 ie altitude will be reduced 9.1% of the original altitude

answer Aug 2, 2016 by Gangadharan Kv
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the altitude will be 1/1.1 th of the original i.e. approximately 90.90909% of original

answer Dec 6, 2016 by Kewal Panesar



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