Q. 24.6( 21 Votes )

In a parallelogram ABCD, it is being given that AB = 10 cm and the altitudes corresponding to the sides AB and AD are DL = 6 cm and BM = 8 cm, respectively. Find AD.


Answer :

Given


AB = 10 cm


DL = 6 cm


BM = 8 cm


AD = ? (To find)


Here, Area of parallelogram = base x height


In the given figure if we consider AB as base Area = AB x DL


If we consider DM as base Area = AD x BM


Area = AB x DL = AD x BM


10 x 6 = AD x 8


60 = 8 x AD



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