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E and F are points on the sides PQ and PR respectively of a ΔPQR. For the following case, state whether EF || QR. PE = 3.9 cm, EQ = 3 cm, PF = 3.6 cm and FR = 2.4 cm - Mathematics

E and F are points on the sides PQ and PR respectively of a ΔPQR. For the following case, state whether EF || QR. PE = 3.9 cm, EQ = 3 cm, PF = 3.6 cm and FR = 2.4 cm

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Solution

Given that, PE = 3.9 cm, EQ = 3 cm, PF = 3.6 cm, FR = 2.4 cm

`(PE)/(EQ)=(3.9)/3 = 1.3`

`(PF)/(FR) = 3.6/2.4 = 1.5`

Hence, `(PE)/(EQ) != (PF)/(FR)`

Therefore, EF is not parallel to QR

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NCERT Class 10 Maths
Chapter 6 Triangles
Exercise 6.2 | Q 2.1 | Page 128
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