#### Chapters

Chapter 2: Exponents of Real Numbers

Chapter 3: Rationalisation

Chapter 4: Algebraic Identities

Chapter 5: Factorisation of Algebraic Expressions

Chapter 6: Factorisation of Polynomials

Chapter 7: Linear Equations in Two Variables

Chapter 8: Co-ordinate Geometry

Chapter 9: Introduction to Euclidβs Geometry

Chapter 10: Lines and Angles

Chapter 11: Triangle and its Angles

Chapter 12: Congruent Triangles

Chapter 13: Quadrilaterals

▶ Chapter 14: Areas of Parallelograms and Triangles

Chapter 15: Circles

Chapter 16: Constructions

Chapter 17: Heronβs Formula

Chapter 18: Surface Areas and Volume of a Cuboid and Cube

Chapter 19: Surface Areas and Volume of a Circular Cylinder

Chapter 20: Surface Areas and Volume of A Right Circular Cone

Chapter 21: Surface Areas and Volume of a Sphere

Chapter 22: Tabular Representation of Statistical Data

Chapter 23: Graphical Representation of Statistical Data

Chapter 24: Measures of Central Tendency

Chapter 25: Probability

## Solutions for Chapter 14: Areas of Parallelograms and Triangles

Below listed, you can find solutions for Chapter 14 of CBSE RD Sharma for Mathematics for Class 9.

### RD Sharma solutions for Mathematics for Class 9 Chapter 14 Areas of Parallelograms and Triangles Exercise 14.1 [Page 3]

Which of the following figures lie on the same base and between the same parallels. In such a case, write the common base and the two parallels.

### RD Sharma solutions for Mathematics for Class 9 Chapter 14 Areas of Parallelograms and Triangles Exercise 14.2 [Page 15]

In fig below, ABCD is a parallelogram, AE ⊥ DC and CF ⊥ AD. If AB = 16 cm, AE = 8

cm and CF = 10 cm, find AD.

In Q. No 1, if AD = 6 cm, CF = 10 cm, and AE = 8cm, find AB.

Let ABCD be a parallelogram of area 124 cm2. If E and F are the mid-points of sides AB and

CD respectively, then find the area of parallelogram AEFD.

If ABCD is a parallelogram, then prove that

ππ (Δπ΄π΅π·) = ππ (Δπ΅πΆπ·) = ππ (Δπ΄π΅πΆ) = ππ (Δπ΄πΆπ·) = `1/2` ππ (||^{ππ} π΄π΅πΆπ·) .

### RD Sharma solutions for Mathematics for Class 9 Chapter 14 Areas of Parallelograms and Triangles Exercise 14.3 [Pages 44 - 48]

In the below figure, compute the area of quadrilateral ABCD.

In the below figure, PQRS is a square and T and U are respectively, the mid-points of PS

and QR. Find the area of ΔOTS if PQ = 8 cm.

Compute the area of trapezium PQRS is Fig. below.

In the below fig. ∠AOB = 90°, AC = BC, OA = 12 cm and OC = 6.5 cm. Find the area of

ΔAOB.

In the below fig. ABCD is a trapezium in which AB = 7 cm, AD = BC = 5 cm, DC = x cm,

and distance between AB and DC is 4cm. Find the value of x and area of trapezium ABCD.

In the below fig. OCDE is a rectangle inscribed in a quadrant of a circle of radius 10 cm. If

OE = 2√5, find the area of the rectangle.

In the below fig. ABCD is a trapezium in which AB || DC. Prove that ar (ΔAOD) =

ar(ΔBOC).

In the given below fig. ABCD, ABFE and CDEF are parallelograms. Prove that ar (ΔADE)

= ar (ΔBCF)

In the below Fig, ABC and ABD are two triangles on the base AB. If line segment CD is

bisected by AB at O, show that ar (Δ ABC) = ar (Δ ABD)

If AD is a median of a triangle ABC, then prove that triangles ADB and ADC are equal in

area. If G is the mid-point of median AD, prove that ar (Δ BGC) = 2 ar (Δ AGC).

A point D is taken on the side BC of a ΔABC such that BD = 2DC. Prove that ar(Δ ABD) =

2ar (ΔADC).

ABCD is a parallelogram whose diagonals intersect at O. If P is any point on BO, prove

that: (1) ar (ΔADO) = ar (ΔCDO) (2) ar (ΔABP) = ar (ΔCBP)

ABCD is a parallelogram in which BC is produced to E such that CE = BC. AE intersects

CD at F.

(i) Prove that ar (ΔADF) = ar (ΔECF)

(ii) If the area of ΔDFB = 3 cm2, find the area of ||^{gm} ABCD.

ABCD is a parallelogram whose diagonals AC and BD intersect at O. A line through O

intersects AB at P and DC at Q. Prove that ar (Δ POA) = ar (Δ QOC).

In the below fig. D and E are two points on BC such that BD = DE = EC. Show that ar

(ΔABD) = ar (ΔADE) = ar (ΔAEC).

Diagonals AC and BD of a quadrilateral ABCD intersect each other at P. Show that:

ar(ΔAPB) × ar(ΔCPD) = ar(ΔAPD) × ar (ΔBPC)

If P is any point in the interior of a parallelogram ABCD, then prove that area of the

triangle APB is less than half the area of parallelogram.

ABCD is a parallelogram. E is a point on BA such that BE = 2 EA and F is a point on DC

such that DF = 2 FC. Prove that AE CF is a parallelogram whose area is one third of the

area of parallelogram ABCD.

In a ΔABC, P and Q are respectively the mid-points of AB and BC and R is the mid-point

of AP. Prove that :

(1) ar (Δ PBQ) = ar (Δ ARC)

(2) ar (Δ PRQ) =`1/2`ar (Δ ARC)

(3) ar (Δ RQC) =`3/8` ar (Δ ABC) .

ABCD is a parallelogram, G is the point on AB such that AG = 2 GB, E is a point of DC

such that CE = 2DE and F is the point of BC such that BF = 2FC. Prove that:

(1) ar ( ADEG) = ar (GBCD)

(2) ar (ΔEGB) = `1/6` ar (ABCD)

(3) ar (ΔEFC) = `1/2` ar (ΔEBF)

(4) ar (ΔEBG) = ar (ΔEFC)

^{(5)}ΔFind what portion of the area of parallelogram is the area of οEFG.

In Fig. below, CD || AE and CY || BA.

(i) Name a triangle equal in area of ΔCBX

(ii) Prove that ar (Δ ZDE) = ar (ΔCZA)

(iii) Prove that ar (BCZY) = ar (Δ EDZ)

In below fig., PSDA is a parallelogram in which PQ = QR = RS and AP || BQ || CR. Prove

that ar (Δ PQE) = ar (ΔCFD).

In the below fig. ABCD is a trapezium in which AB || DC and DC = 40 cm and AB = 60

cm. If X and Y are respectively, the mid-points of AD and BC, prove that:

(i) XY = 50 cm

(ii) DCYX is a trapezium

(iii) ar (trap. DCYX) =`9/11`ar (trap. (XYBA))

D is the mid-point of side BC of ΔABC and E is the mid-point of BD. if O is the mid-point

of AE, prove that ar (ΔBOE) = `1/8` ar (Δ ABC).

In the below fig. X and Y are the mid-points of AC and AB respectively, QP || BC and

CYQ and BXP are straight lines. Prove that ar (Δ ABP) = ar (ΔACQ).

In the below fig. ABCD and AEFD are two parallelograms. Prove that

(1) PE = FQ

(2) ar (Δ APE) : ar (ΔPFA) = ar Δ(QFD) : ar (Δ PFD)

(3) ar (ΔPEA) = ar (ΔQFD)

In the below figure, ABCD is parallelogram. O is any point on AC. PQ || AB and LM ||

AD. Prove that ar (||gm DLOP) = ar (||^{gm} BMOQ)

In a ΔABC, if L and M are points on AB and AC respectively such that LM || BC. Prove

that:

(1) ar (ΔLCM ) = ar (ΔLBM )

(2) ar (ΔLBC) = ar (ΔMBC)

(3) ar (ΔABM) ar (ΔACL)

(4) ar (ΔLOB) ar (ΔMOC)

In Fig. below, ABC and BDE are two equilateral triangles such that D is the mid-point of

BC. AE intersects BC in F. Prove that

(1) ar (Δ BDE) = `1/2` ar (ΔABC)

(2) Area ( ΔBDE) `= 1/2 ` ar (ΔBAE)

(3) ar (BEF) = ar (ΔAFD)

(4) area (Δ ABC) = 2 area (ΔBEC)

(5) ar (ΔFED) `= 1/8` ar (ΔAFC)

(6) ar (Δ BFE) = 2 ar (ΔEFD)

In the following figure, ABC is a right triangle right angled at A. BCED, ACFG and ABMN are squares on the sides BC, CA and AB respectively. Line segment AX ⊥ DE meets BC at Y. Show that:-

(i) ΔMBC ≅ ΔABD

(ii) ar (BYXD) = 2 ar(MBC)

(iii) ar (BYXD) = ar(ABMN)

(iv) ΔFCB ≅ ΔACE

(v) ar(CYXE) = 2 ar(FCB)

(vi) ar (CYXE) = ar(ACFG)

(vii) ar (BCED) = ar(ABMN) + ar(ACFG)

Note : Result (vii) is the famous Theorem of Pythagoras. You shall learn a simpler proof of this theorem in Class X.

### RD Sharma solutions for Mathematics for Class 9 Chapter 14 Areas of Parallelograms and Triangles Exercise 14.4 [Pages 59 - 60]

If *ABC* and *BDE* are two equilateral triangles such that *D* is the mid-point of *BC*, then find ar (Δ*ABC*) : ar (Δ*BDE*).

In the given figure, *ABCD* is a rectangle in which *CD* = 6 cm, *AD* = 8 cm. Find the area of parallelogram *CDEF*.

In the given figure, find the area of ΔGEF.

In the given figure, *ABCD* is a rectangle with sides *AB* = 10 cm and *AD* = 5 cm. Find the area of ΔEFG.

*PQRS* is a rectangle inscribed in a quadrant of a circle of radius 13 cm. A is any point on *PQ*. If *PS* = 5 cm, then find *ar (ΔRAS) *

In square *ABCD*, *P* and *Q* are mid-point of *AB* and *CD* respectively. If *AB* = 8cm and *PQ*and *BD* intersect at *O*, then find area of Δ*OPB*.

*ABC* is a triangle in which *D* is the mid-point of *BC*. *E *and *F* are mid-points of *DC* and *AE*respectively. IF area of Δ*ABC* is 16 cm^{2}, find the area of Δ*DEF*.

*PQRS* is a trapezium having *PS* and *QR* as parallel sides. *A* is any point on *PQ* and *B *is a point on *SR* such that *AB* || *QR*. If area of Δ*PBQ* is 17cm^{2}, find the area of Δ*ASR*.

*ABCD* is a parallelogram. *P* is the mid-point of *AB*. *BD* and *CP* intersect at *Q* such that *CQ*: *QP* = 3.1. If ar (Δ*PBQ*) = 10cm^{2}, find the area of parallelogram *ABCD*.

*P* is any point on base *BC* of Δ*ABC** *and *D* is the mid-point of* BC*. *DE* is drawn parallel to*PA* to meet *AC* at *E*. If ar (Δ*ABC*) = 12 cm^{2}, then find area of Δ*EPC*.

### RD Sharma solutions for Mathematics for Class 9 Chapter 14 Areas of Parallelograms and Triangles Exercise 14.5 [Pages 60 - 62]

Two parallelograms are on the same base and between the same parallels. The ratio of their areas is

1 : 2

2 : 1

1 : 1

3 : 1

A triangle and a parallelogram are on the same base and between the same parallels. The ratio of the areas of triangle and parallelogram is

1 : 1

1 : 2

2 : 1

1 : 3

Let *ABC* be a triangle of area 24 sq. units and *PQR* be the triangle formed by the mid-points of the sides of Δ *ABC*. Then the area of Δ*PQR* is

12 sq. units

6 sq. units

4 sq. units

3 sq. units

The median of a triangle divides it into two ______.

Triangles of equal area

Congruent triangles

right triangles

Isosceles triangles

In a Δ*ABC*, *D*, *E*, *F* are the mid-points of sides *BC*, *CA* and *AB* respectively. If ar (Δ*ABC*) = 16cm^{2}, then ar (trapezium *FBCE*) =

4 cm

^{2}8 cm

^{2}12 cm

^{2}10 cm

^{2}

*ABCD* is a parallelogram. *P* is any point on *CD*. If ar (Δ*DPA*) = 15 cm2 and ar (Δ*APC*) = 20 cm^{2}, then ar (Δ*APB*) =

15 cm

^{2}20 cm

^{2}35 cm

^{2}30 cm

^{2}

The area of the figure formed by joining the mid-points of the adjacent sides of a rhombus with diagonals 16 cm and 12 cm is

28 cm

^{2}48 cm

^{2}96 cm

^{2}24 cm

^{2}

A, B, C, D are mid-points of sides of parallelogram *PQRS*. If ar (*PQRS*) = 36 cm^{2}, then ar (*ABCD*) =

24 cm

^{2}18cm

^{2}30 cm

^{2}36 cm

^{2}

The figure obtained by joining the mid-points of the adjacent sides of a rectangle of sides 8 cm and 6 cm is ______.

a rhombus of area 24 cm

^{2}a rectangle of area 24 cm

^{2}a square of area 26 cm

^{2}a trapezium of area 14 cm

^{2}

If *AD* is median of Δ*ABC* and *P *is a point on *AC* such that

ar (Δ*ADP*) : ar (Δ*ABD*) = 2 : 3, then ar (Δ *PDC*) : ar (Δ *ABC*)

1 : 5

1 : 5

1 : 6

3 : 5

Medians of Δ*ABC* intersect at G. If ar (Δ*ABC*) = 27 cm^{2}, then ar (Δ*BGC*) =

6 cm

^{2}9 cm

^{2}12 cm

^{2}18 cm

^{2}

In a Δ*ABC* if *D* and *E* are mid-points of *BC* and *AD* respectively such that ar (Δ*AEC*) = 4cm^{2}, then ar (Δ*BEC*) =

4 cm

^{2}6 cm

^{2}8 cm

^{2}12 cm

^{2}

In the given figure, *ABCD* is a parallelogram. If *AB* = 12 cm, *AE* = 7.5 cm, *CF* = 15 cm, then *AD* =

In the given figure, *PQRS* is a parallelogram. If *X* and *Y* are mid-points of *PQ* and *SR*respectively and diagonal *Q* is joined. The ratio ar (||^{gm} *XQRY*) : ar (Δ*QSR*) =

1 : 4

2 : 1

1 : 2

1 : 1

Diagonal *AC* and *BD* of trapezium *ABCD*, in which *AB* || *DC*, intersect each other at *O*. The triangle which is equal in area of Δ*AOD* is

Δ

*AOB*Δ

*BOC*Δ

*DOC*Δ

*ADC*

*ABCD* is a trapezium in which *AB* || *DC*. If ar (Δ*ABD*) = 24 cm^{2} and *AB* = 8 cm, then height of Δ*ABC* is

3 cm

4 cm

6 cm

8 cm

*ABCD* is a trapezium with parallel sides *AB* =*a* and *DC* = *b*. If *E* and *F* are mid-points of non-parallel sides *AD* and *BC* respectively, then the ratio of areas of quadrilaterals *ABFE*and *EFCD* is

*a*:*b*(

*a*+ 3*b*): (3*a*+*b*)(3

*a*+*b*) : (*a*+ 3*b*)(2

*a*+*b*) : (3*a*+*b*)

*ABCD* is a rectangle with *O* as any point in its interior. If ar (Δ*AOD*) = 3 cm^{2} and ar (Δ*ABOC*) = 6 cm^{2}, then area of rectangle *ABCD* is

9 cm

^{2}12 cm

^{2}15 cm

^{2}18 cm

^{2}

The mid-points of the sides of a triangle ABC along with any of the vertices as the fourth point make a parallelogram of area equal to ______.

`1/2` ar (ABC)

- `1/3` ar (ABC)
- `1/4` ar (ABC)
- ar (ABC)

In the given figure, *ABCD* and *FECG* are parallelograms equal in area. If ar (Δ*AQE*) = 12 cm^{2}, then ar (||^{gm} *FGBQ*) =

12 cm

^{2}20 cm

^{2}24 cm

^{2}36 cm

^{2}

## Solutions for Chapter 14: Areas of Parallelograms and Triangles

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