Geometry question.............

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A side of a triangle measures 3cm. A line segment is drawn parallel to the side forming a trapezoid whose areas is 2/3 of the area of tthe triangle. How long is the line segment 

Jan 23rd, 2015

Use the simplest possible example, a right triangle with base 3 and vertical side 6. So the height is also 6. 

Area is 9. 

So 2/3 of the area is 6 and 1/3 is 3. 

Jan 23rd, 2015

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