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Select the correct alternative answer and write it.
The ratio of corresponding sides of similar triangles is 5 : 7, then what is
the ratio of their areas ?
(A)25 : 49 (B) 49 : 25 (C) 5 : 7 (D) 7 : 5
With the help of the information given in the figure, fill in the boxes to find AB and BC .
AB = BC (Given)
∴∠ BAC = ∠ BCA =
∴ AB = BC = × AC
= × `sqrt8`
= × `2sqrt2`
Base of a triangle is 9 and height is 5. Base of another triangle is 10 and height is 6. Find the ratio of areas of these triangles.