SOLUTION OF TRIANGLES PAPER 2 1. Diagram 1 shows a quadrilateral ABCD such that ∠ ABC is acute.

D 5.2 cm C 9.8 cm 12.3 cm 9.5 cm A 40.5° B

DIAGRAM 1 (a) Calculate (i) ∠ ABC (ii) ∠ ADC (iii) the area , in cm 2 , of quadrilateral ABCD.

[8 marks]

(b) A triangle A' B 'C ' has the same measurements as those given for triangle ABC, i.e., ' ' A'C ' =12.3 cm, C B = 9.5 cm, dan ∠ B ' A'C ' = 40.5 ° , but which is different in shape to triangle ABC . (i) Sketch the triangle A' B 'C ' , (ii) State the size of ∠ A' B 'C ' [2 marks]

2.

Diagram 2 shows a triangle ABC.
A

20 cm

B

65°

15 cm C

DIAGRAM 2 (a) Calculate the length of AC. [2 marks]

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5 cm. [2 marks] (c) Using the acute ∠ ADC in (b). ∠ ACD = 40 ° and AD = 16 cm.0 cm. [6 marks] 3. S 7. Calculate the two possible values of ∠ ADC. Given that the area of ∆ PQR is twice the area of ∆ PSR. calculate (i) the length of CD (ii) the area of the quadrilateral ABCD . SP = 7. ∠ RPQ = 50 ° and ∠ RQP = 48 ° .5 cm 50 ° P R 48 ° Q DIAGRAM 3 Diagram 3 shows ∆ SPR and ∆ QPR where PR = 5. calculate (a) the length of PQ (b) the area of ∆ PSR (c) the length of SR [3 marks] [3 marks] [4 marks] 2 .0 cm 5.(b) A quadrilateral ABCD is now formed so that AC is the diagonal.

C 7 cm [3 marks] [3 marks] [4 marks] B 13 cm D 60o A 6 cm G F 24 cm E x cm DIAGRAM 4 5. (b) ∠ CEA . Diagram 5 shows a quadrilateral ABCD. [2 marks] [2 marks] [3 marks] [3 marks] 3 . in cm 2 . the length . ∠BAG = 60o and ∠DFE = 90o . of quadrilateral ABCD . Calculate (a) (b) (c) (d) ∠BCD. in cm . FE = x cm . ∠ABD. Calculate (a) the length of CE. BC= 7 cm . AG = 6 cm . D 5 cm C 40o 6 cm B A 9 cm DIAGRAM 5 The area of triangle BCD is 13 cm 2 and ∠BCD is acute. In diagram 4 .4. AB= 13 cm . the area . of BD. GE = 24 cm. (c) the value of x if the area of ∆DFE is equal to the area of ∆BAG .

574 cm 116o32' 35.720 cm 2 2.23 ° or 57 °14' 106 ° 4 ' 82. 129. (a) (b) (c) 7. (a) (b) 19.38 cm 2 A' B' B (ii) 122. (a) (b) (c) 26.329 cm 7.832 5.89 cm 3.1 cm 2 (c) (i) 24.952 cm 4.27 ° or 129 ° 16 ' (ii) 290. (a) (i) (ii) (iii) (b) (i) C' 57.77 ° or 122 ° 46' 2.89o or 40o 53' x = 8. (a) (b) (c) (d) 60o 4' 5.46 cm 40.27 cm 50 ° 73' or 50° 44' .44 cm 2 4 .ANSWER – SOLUTIONS OF TRIANGLES 1.

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