Given a triangle and a trapezium as shown in the figure such that Area(trapezium) = 15(Area(triangle)).Find the ratio of the .

Asked by Topperlearning User | 4th Jun, 2014, 01:23: PM

Expert Answer:

Also we see that DE ll CB so

In triangles ADE and ABC,


is common

So (AA rule)

Hence=(Ratio of areas of two similar triangles is the same as the ratio of squares of their corresponding sides)

=

Answered by  | 4th Jun, 2014, 03:23: PM