Label the vertices of the triangle A, B, C, with A at the top, B at the bottom left, C at the bottom right. Let the lines be BE and CF, where E, F are on lines AC and BC respectively. Let O be the point of intersection. Draw AO, which splits x into 2 triangles, with area y and z.

Hint: Apply the fact that for two triangles with the same height, the ratio of their areas is equal to the ratio of their base.

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TopNewestLabel the vertices of the triangle A, B, C, with A at the top, B at the bottom left, C at the bottom right. Let the lines be BE and CF, where E, F are on lines AC and BC respectively. Let O be the point of intersection. Draw AO, which splits x into 2 triangles, with area y and z.

Hint:Apply the fact that for two triangles with the same height, the ratio of their areas is equal to the ratio of their base.Log in to reply

But sir, how come we know about the heights. What can be its use then; help me out of this, please!

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You to solve this question with this much information only.

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The number indicate the areas of the smaller triangles i guess?

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Yes, of-course.

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