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Solution - Diagonals AC and BD of a trapezium ABCD with AB || DC intersect each other at O. Prove that ar (AOD) = ar (BOC). - CBSE Class 9 - Mathematics

Question

Diagonals AC and BD of a trapezium ABCD with AB || DC intersect each other at O. Prove that ar (AOD) = ar (BOC).

Solution

It can be observed that ΔDAC and ΔDBC lie on the same base DC and between the same parallels AB and CD.

∴ Area (ΔDAC) = Area (ΔDBC)

⇒ Area (ΔDAC) − Area (ΔDOC) = Area (ΔDBC) − Area (ΔDOC)

⇒ Area (ΔAOD) = Area (ΔBOC)

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APPEARS IN

 NCERT Mathematics Textbook for Class 9 (with solutions)
Chapter 9: Areas of Parallelograms and Triangles
Q: 10 | Page no. 163

Reference Material

Solution for question: Diagonals AC and BD of a trapezium ABCD with AB || DC intersect each other at O. Prove that ar (AOD) = ar (BOC). concept: Triangles on the Same Base and Between the Same Parallels. For the course CBSE
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