# In triangle abc de is parallel to bc . Area of triangle ade is 32sq cms ad=4cms and ab =6 CMs find the area of triangle abc

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by Sheranehaj

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by Sheranehaj

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we know that ratio of the similar triangles is equal to ratio of the the squares of corresponding sides

=> ar(ADE)/ar(ABC) = 4^2/6^2=16/36

ar(ABC)=ar(ADE) x 36/16 = 32 x 36/16=32 x 2 = 64