### Prateek Asked :

13-01-2022
Area

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Q. The length of a rectangle is halved, while its breadth is tripled. What is the percentage change in area?

A. 25% increase

B. 50% increase

C. 50% decrease

D. 75% decrease

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Dapzoi

Commented on 2022-01-15 11:21:43 (IST)

**Answer**: Option B

**Explanation**:

Let original length = x and original breadth = y.

Original area = xy.

New length = x/2

New breadth = 3y.

New area = (x/2 x 3y) = (3/2)xy.

Increase % = (1/2xy x 1/xy x 100)% = 50%.