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On a square paper of length 2.524375cm is inscribed square diagram of length 0.524375cm. Find…

On a square paper of length 2.524375cm is inscribed square diagram of length 0.524375cm. Find the area of the paper not covered by the diagram. correct to 3 significant figures.
  • A.
    6.00cm2
  • B.
    6.10cm2
  • C.
    6cmv
  • D.
    6.09cm2
  • E.
    4.00cm2
Correct Answer: Option B
Explanation

Area of the paper = area of square = L x B or S2
where s = S x k
Area of the paper = (2.524)2
area of the diagram = (0.524)2
area not covered = (2.524)2 – (0.524)2
= 6.370576 – 0.274576
= 6.096
= 6.10cm2 (2 s.f)