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ABC is a triangle inscribed in a cirlce. AD and AE are straight lines drawn from A to the base BC parallel to the tangents at B and C respectively.
given AB=5, AC=6 and CE=9 ,find length of BD
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ABC is a triangle inscribed in a cirlce. AD and AE are straight lines drawn from A to the base BC parallel to the tangents at B and C respectively. given AB=5, AC=6 and CE=9 ,find length of BD
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shubhamsrgBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
now there are 2 figures possible of this : dw:1350459104532:dw OR
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shubhamsrgBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
dw:1350459323053:dw
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sauravshakyaBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
dw:1350459526913:dw
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sauravshakyaBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
I think that will lead to the solution.
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sauravshakyaBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Triangle AEC , ADB and ABC are similar triangles.
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shubhamsrgBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
how are they similar ?
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shubhamsrgBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
and how did you get <A = @ ?
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sauravshakyaBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Angle between a tangent and a chord at the point of contact is equal to the opposite inscribed angle.
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sauravshakyaBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
dw:1350460037538:dw
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shubhamsrgBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
ohh,,so sorry !! from tge last 1/2 hr..i have been making the same mistake!!
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shubhamsrgBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
yep..clear so far..
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sauravshakyaBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Similar triangles will do it.
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shubhamsrgBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
why will they be similar? AEC and ADB ?
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shubhamsrgBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
only 1 angle is common,,what else?
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shubhamsrgBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
not common,,i mean equal*
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sauravshakyaBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
dw:1350460670165:dw
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sauravshakyaBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
First show triangle ABC and triangle AEC similar
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shubhamsrgBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
i dont guess they are ? are they ?
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sauravshakyaBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Triangle ABC and triangle AEC are similar....... u got this?
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shubhamsrgBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
nops? which angle equals which in that similarity ?
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shubhamsrgBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
ohh..got it,,got it..
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shubhamsrgBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
ahh i see,,all 3 are similar then
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sauravshakyaBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
@shubhamsrg u got that?
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shubhamsrgBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
yes i understand now..
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shubhamsrgBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
and i got the ans.. its 25/4 .. thanks a ton1
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