BASIC PROPORTIONALITY THEOREM WORKSHEET WITH ANSWERS

(1) In a triangle ABC,D and E are points on the sides AB and AC respectively such that DE is parallel to BC.

(i)  If AD = 6 cm, DB = 9 cm and AE = 8 cm, then find AC.  

Solution

(ii)  If AD = 8 cm, AB = 12 cm and AE =12 cm, then find CE.         Solution

(iii)  If AD = 4 x – 3, BD = 3 x – 1, AE = 8 x – 7 and EC = 5 x – 3, then find the value of x.      Solution

(2) In the figure, AP = 3 cm, AR = 4.5 cm, AQ = 6 cm, AB = 5 cm and AC = 10 cm. Find the length of AD. 

Solution

(3) E and F are points on the sides PQ and PR respectively, of a triangle PQR. For each of the following cases. Verify EF is parallel to QR.

(i)  PE = 3.9 cm, EQ = 3 cm, PF = 3.6 cm and FR = 2.4 cm    

Solution

(ii)  PE = 4 cm, QE = 4.5 cm, PF = 8 cm and RF = 9 cm  

Solution

(4) In the figure, AC is parallel to BD and CF is parallel to DF, if OA = 12 cm, AB = 9 cm, OC = 8 cm and EF = 4.5 cm, then find FQ.  

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(5) ABCD is a quadrilateral with AB parallel to CD. A line drawn parallel to AB meets AD at P and BC at Q. Prove that (AP/PD)  =  (BQ/QC)           Solution

(6) In t he figure, PC and QK are parallel BC and HK are parallel, if AQ = 6 cm, QH = 4 cm, HP = 5 cm, KC = 18 cm, then find AK and PB.  

Solution

(7) In the figure DE is parallel to AQ and DF is parallel to AR prove that EF is parallel to QR.   

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(8) In the figure the sides DE and AB are parallel and DF and AC are parallel. Prove that EF and BC are parallel.  

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