Question: Rectangle’s height

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Hi Brent,
Please help me with the solution to this question.

Right triangle PQR is to be constructed in the xy-plane so that the right angle is at P and PR is parallel to the x-axis. The x- and y-coordinates of P, Q and R are to be integers that satisfy the inequalities -4 ≤ x ≤ 5 and 6 ≤ y ≤ 16. How many different triangles with these properties could be constructed ?
(A) 110
(B) 1,100
(C) 9,900
(D) 10,000
(E) 12,100
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This is more of a counting question than a geometry question. That said, it's a question I've answered many times on the Beat The GMAT forum.

My detailed solution can be found here: http://www.beatthegmat.com/og-228-t284238.html

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