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Triangle Area (Posted on 2008-11-28) Difficulty: 3 of 5
Let ABC be any triangle. Let D be a point on side AB and let E be a point on side AC. Draw lines CD and BE and call their intersection F. Triangle ABC is then divided into three smaller triangles BDF, CEF, BCF and a quadrilateral ADFE.

Let the area of BDF equal r, the area of CEF equal q, and the area of BCF equal p. Express the area of the whole triangle ABC in terms of p, q, and r.

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SolutionFull SolutionBractals2008-12-01 13:19:45
re: SolutionCharlie2008-12-01 11:53:30
SolutionBractals2008-12-01 08:22:10
re: solution barring algebraic screw-upCharlie2008-12-01 03:42:52
solution barring algebraic screw-upxdog2008-11-30 23:05:24
re: easierCharlie2008-11-30 15:42:29
re: computer aided solutionCharlie2008-11-30 15:29:04
re: easierDej Mar2008-11-30 12:41:09
easier "cheat" answerDaniel2008-11-30 07:06:11
re: computer aided solutionBrian Smith2008-11-30 03:23:35
computer aided solutionDaniel2008-11-29 05:58:58
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