The parallel sides of a trapezoid are 3 cm and 9 cm. The non parallel sides are 4 cm and 6 cm. A line parallel to the base divides the trapezoid into two trapezoids of equal perimeters. The ratio in which each of the non-parallel sides is divided is

# Similar Triangles

## The parallel sides of a trapezoid are 3 cm and 9 cm. The non parallel sides are 4 cm and 6 cm. A lin...

Submitted by mrs_bakshi on Sun, 12/25/2011 - 02:06## The sides of a triangle are 30, 70 and 80 units. If an altitude is droped upon the side of length 80...

Submitted by mrs_bakshi on Sun, 12/25/2011 - 02:06The sides of a triangle are 30, 70 and 80 units. If an altitude is droped upon the side of length 80 units, the larger segment cut off on this side is

## The lengths of the diagonals of a rhombus are 16 cm and 12 cm. Then, the length of the side of the r...

Submitted by mrs_bakshi on Sun, 12/25/2011 - 02:06The lengths of the diagonals of a rhombus are 16 cm and 12 cm. Then, the length of the side of the rhombus is

## Instead of walking along two adjacent sides of a rectangular field, a boy took a short cut along the...

Submitted by mrs_bakshi on Sun, 12/25/2011 - 02:06Instead of walking along two adjacent sides of a rectangular field, a boy took a short cut along the diagonal of the field and saved a distance equal to 1/2 of the longer side. The ratio of the shorter side of the rectangle to the longer side is

## Side AC of right triangle ABC is divided into 8 equal parts. Seven line segments parallel to BC are ...

Submitted by mrs_bakshi on Sun, 12/25/2011 - 02:06Side AC of right triangle ABC is divided into 8 equal parts. Seven line segments parallel to BC are drawn from the points of divisions. If BC = 10 cm, then the sum of lengths of the seven line segments is

## If a line is drawn parallel to one side of a triangle to intersect the other two sides in distinct p...

Submitted by mrs_bakshi on Sun, 12/25/2011 - 02:06If a line is drawn parallel to one side of a triangle to intersect the other two sides in distinct points, the other two sides are divided in the same ratio." This theorem is known as