In an isosceles triangle, prove that the altitude from the vertex divides the triangle into two congruent triangles..

Asked by Topperlearning User | 10th Aug, 2017, 12:46: PM

Expert Answer:

In triangle PQR, PQ = PR and PS  QR

In PQS and PSR

PQ = PR                                  (given)

PS = PS                                   (common)

PSQ = PSR                     (90o each)

PQS  PSR                    (RHS)

Hence, proved.

Answered by  | 10th Aug, 2017, 02:46: PM