ABCD is a parallelogram and X and Y are the mid-points of BD and CD respectively. Prove that area of triangle AXY=3/8 area of parallologram ABCD.

Asked by Kaustav Sen | 2nd Dec, 2010, 09:17: PM

Expert Answer:

Dear student,
 
X should be the mid point of BC and not BD.
The answer to your query is as follows:
 
The area of the parallelogram is equal to the sum of the area of all four triangles.
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Answered by  | 6th Dec, 2010, 09:31: AM

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