Scott Woodbury-Stewart

GMAT OFFICIAL GUIDE PS – The ratio of the length to the width of a rectangular advertising…

The ratio of the length to the width of a rectangular advertising…

Solution:

Let’s first set up our ratio using variable multipliers.

length : width = 3.3x : 2x

We are given that the width is 8 meters, so we set up the following equation:

2x = 8

x = 4

Thus, we know that the length is (4)(3.3) = 13.2 meters.

The closest answer is 13.

Answer: C