ABCD is a square. E is the mid-point of BC and F is the mid-point of CD. The ratio of the area of triangle AEF to the area of the square ABCD is |
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(a) |
1:2 |
(b) |
1:3 |
(c) |
1:4 |
(d) |
3:8 |

ABCD is a square. E is the mid-point of BC and F is the mid-point of CD. The ratio of the area of triangle AEF to the area of the square ABCD is |
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(a) |
1:2 |
(b) |
1:3 |
(c) |
1:4 |
(d) |
3:8 |

1 Answer

127 votes

Let the length of each square be units.

Then, BC = EC = DF = FC =

AE =

Similarly AF =

EF = EX =

AX =

Area (?AEF) =

Req. ratio = 3:8.

127 votes

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