Saturday, July 19, 2014

Geometry Problem 1030: Quadrilateral, Triangle, Area, Midpoint, Parallel Lines

Geometry Problem. Post your solution in the comments box below.
Level: Mathematics Education, High School, Honors Geometry, College.

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Online Math: Geometry Problem 1030: Quadrilateral, Triangle, Area, Midpoint, Parallel Lines

3 comments:

  1. http://s9.postimg.org/ti7j7071r/pro_1030.png

    Let S(XYZ) denote area of triangle XYZ
    Extend BC to F such that BF=BC => AF //BE
    Since BE//AD => F, A, D are collinear
    S(ABF)= S(ABC)= 1
    And S(DBF)=S(DBC)= 4 => S(ABD)= 4-1 =3
    So (ABCD)= S(ABD)+S(DBC)= 7

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  2. 1)Continue BE till it intersect CD at F.
    2)As given it is easy to see that S(BCE) = S(BAE) = 0.5
    3)Beacuse F is the mid point of BCD -> S(BCF) = S(BDF ) = 2. S(CEF) = 2 - 0.5 = 1.5
    4)CEF is similiar to CAD thus the proportions of the areas is 2^2 = 4 -> S(CAD) = 6
    5)S(ABCD) = S(ABC) + S(CAD) = 6 +1 = 7

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  3. Notam cu F intersectia dreptelor AC cu BD si cu:x=S(BEF),a=S(BFA)=S(DFE) proprietatea trapezuluiABED,
    y=S(AED)=>S(ABE)=S(BEC)=a+x,S(AED)=S(DEC)=y+a si din datele problemei =>2a+2x=S(ABC)=1si
    S(BDC)=2a+2x+y+a=4=>S(ABD)=y+a=4-1=3 de unde=>S(ABCD)= S(ABD)+S(DBC)= 7

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