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EX. SR. FACULTY (BANSAL CLASSES)
EXERCISE–III
Q. 1 If in a  ABC , a = 6, b = 3 and cos (A  B) = 4/5 then find its area. [REE '97, 6]

Q. 2 If in a triangle PQR, sin P, sin Q, sin R are in A.P., then [JEE '98, 2]
(A) the altitudes are in A.P (B) the altitudes are in H.P
(C) the medians are in G.P (D) the medians are in A.P

Q. 3 Two sides of a triangle are of length 6 and 4 and the angle opposite to smaller side is 300. How many
such triangles are possible ? find the length of their side and area. [REE '98, 6]

Q.4 The radii r1, r2, r3 of escribed circles of a triangle ABC are in harmonic progression. If its area is
24 sq. cm and its perimeter is 24 cm, find the lengths of its sides. [REE '99, 6]

Q.5(a) In a triangle ABC , Let  C = . If ' r ' is the inradius and ' R ' is the circumradius of the triangle, then
2
2(r + R) is equal to:
(A) a + b (B) b + c (C) c + a (D) a + b + c
1
(b) In a triangle ABC , 2 a c sin (A  B + C) =
2
(A) a2 + b2  c2 (B) c2 + a2  b2 (C) b2  c2  a2 (D) c2  a2  b2
[JEE '2000 (Screening) 1 + 1]
Q.6 Let ABC be a triangle with incentre ' I ' and inradius ' r ' . Let D, E, F be the feet of the perpendiculars
from I to the sides BC, CA & AB respectively . If r1 , r2 & r3 are the radii of circles inscribed in the
quadrilaterals AFIE , BDIF & CEID respectively, prove that
r1 r r r1 r2 r3
 2  3 = . [JEE '2000, 7]
r  r1 r  r2 r  r3 (r  r1 )(r  r2 )(r  r3 )
1
Q.7 If  is the area of a triangle with side lengths a, b, c, then show that:  <
4
a  b  cabc
Also show that equality occurs in the above inequality if and only if a = b = c. [JEE ' 2001]
Q.8 Which of the following pieces of data does NOT uniquely determine an acute–angled triangle ABC
(R being the radius of the circumcircle)?
(A) a, sinA, sinB (B) a, b, c (C) a, sinB, R (D) a, sinA, R
[ JEE ' 2002 (Scr), 3 ]
Q.9 If In is the area of n sided regular polygon inscribed in a circle of unit radius and On be the area of the
polygon circumscribing the given circle, prove that

O  2
1  1   2I n  
In = n    [JEE 2003, Mains, 4 out of 60]
2  n  
 
Q.10 The ratio of the sides of a triangle ABC is 1 : 3 : 2. The ratio A : B : C is
(A) 3 : 5 : 2 (B) 1 : 3 :2 (C) 3 : 2 : 1 (D) 1 : 2 : 3
[JEE 2004 (Screening)]
Q.11(a) In ABC, a, b, c are the lengths of its sides and A, B, C are the angles of triangle ABC. The correct
relation is

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BC A A BC
(A) (b  c) sin    a cos  (B) (b  c) cos   a sin  
 2  2 2  2 
BC A A BC
(C) (b  c) sin    a cos  (D) (b  c) cos   2a sin  
 2  2 2  2 
[JEE 2005 (Screening)]
(b) Circles with radii 3, 4 and 5 touch each other externally if P is the point of intersection of tangents to these
circles at their points of contact. Find the distance of P from the points of contact.
[JEE 2005 (Mains), 2]
Q.12(a) Given an isosceles triangle, whose one angle is 120° and radius of its incircle is 3 . Then the area of
triangle in sq. units is
(A) 7 + 12 3 (B) 12 – 7 3 (C) 12 + 7 3 (D) 4
[JEE 2006, 3]
(b) Internal bisector of A of a triangle ABC meets side BC at D. A line drawn through D perpendicular to
AD intersects the side AC at E and the side AB at F. If a, b, c represent sides of ABC then
2bc A
(A) AE is HM of b and c (B) AD = cos
bc 2
4bc A
(C) EF = sin (D) the triangle AEF is isosceles [JEE 2006, 5]
bc 2

Q. 13 If the angles A, B and C of a triangle are in an arithmetic progression and if a, b and c denote the lengths
a c
of the sides opposite to A, B and C respectively, then the value of the expression sin2C + sin 2A
c a
is
1 3
(A) (B) (C) 1 (D) 3 [JEE 2010]
2 2

Q. 14 Let ABC be a triangle such that ACB  and let a, b and c denote the lenghts of the sides opposite
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to A, B and C respectively. The value(s) of x for which a = x2 + x + 1, b = x2  1 and c = 2x + 1 is (are)
(A) (2  3) (B) 1  3 (C) 2  3 (D) 4 3 [JEE 2010]

Q. 15 Consider a triangle ABC and let a, b and c denote the lenghts of the sides opposite to vertices A, B and
C respectively. Suppose a = 6, b = 10 and the area of the triangle is 15 3 . If ACB is obtuse and if r
denotes the radius of the incircle of the triangle, the r2 is equal to [JEE 2010]

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Q. 16 Let PQR be a triangle of area  with a = 2, b = and c = , where a, b and c are the length of the
2 2
sides of the triangle opposite to the angles at P, Q and R respectively.
2sin P  sin 2P
Then equals [JEE 2012]
2sin P  sin 2P
2 2
3 45  3   45 
(A) (B) (C)   (D)  
4 4  4   4 

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Q. 17 In a triangle PQR, P is the largest angle and cos P = 1/3. Further the incircle of the triangle touches the
sides PQ, QR and RP at N, L and M respectively, such that the lengths of PN, QL and RM are
consecutive even integers. Then possible length(s) of the side(s) of the triangle is/are
(A) 16 (B) 18 (C) 24 (D) 22
[JEE Adv. 2013]

Answer Key

1. 9 sq. unit 2. B
3.      
2, 2 3  2 , 2, 3  2 , 2, 3  2 & 2, 3  2 sq.unit 
4. 6, 8, 10 cms 5. (a) A, (b) B 8. D
10. D 11. (a) ; (b) 5 12. (a) C, (b) A, B, C, D
13. D 14. B 15. 3
16. C 17. B, D
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