In Exercises 25 to 28,
Exercises 25-28
Given: | AC = 10, CB = 12. E is the midpoint of |
Find: | DE |
To find:
The side DE when the given sides are AC = 10, CB = 12, E is the midpoint of
and
Definition:
CSSTP:
Corresponding sides of similar triangles are proportional.
Description:
The given figure is shown below.
Figure 1
From the given figure, it is observed that there are two triangles ABC and DBE and which is given that two triangles are similar.
Now draw the two triangles separately as shown below.
Figure 2
Figure 3
Since
That is,
It is given that AC = 10, CB = 12, E is the midpoint of
From Figure 1, it is noticed that E is the midpoint of
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