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The perimeter of a square is double the perimeter of a rectangle. The area of the rectangle is 240 sq cm. What is the area of the square?


100 sq cm


36 sq cm


81 sq cm


Cannot be determined

Four people are traveling to different places on different types of transport.

Their names are: R, J, G and C.

They either went on train, car, plane or ship.

J hates flying
C has to rent his vehicle
G gets seasick

then how many logical possibilities are there to assign different types of transport to each person?

A. 1
B. 2
C. 3
D. 4

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