Q. 164.0( 6 Votes )

Find the area of an isosceles triangle, the measure of one of its equal sides being 'b' and the third side a.

Answer :

Given: Measure of equal side = b units

Measure of the third side = a units


To Find: Area of the isosceles triangle


Concept Used:


If sides of a triangle are a, b, and c, then area of a triangle is given by:



Where s = semiperimeter of the triangle



Explanation:







[Applying the formula: (a + b)(a – b) = a2 – b2]



Hence, the area of the isosceles triangle is .


Rate this question :

How useful is this solution?
We strive to provide quality solutions. Please rate us to serve you better.
Related Videos
NCERT | Heron's FormulaNCERT | Heron's FormulaNCERT | Heron's Formula49 mins
Heron's FormulaHeron's FormulaHeron's Formula43 mins
NCERT | Master all Question Types of Heron's FormulaNCERT | Master all Question Types of Heron's FormulaNCERT | Master all Question Types of Heron's Formula46 mins
Quiz | Heron's FormulaQuiz | Heron's FormulaQuiz | Heron's Formula44 mins
NCERT | IMP Qs on Herons FormulaNCERT | IMP Qs on Herons FormulaNCERT | IMP Qs on Herons Formula44 mins
Champ Quiz | Know About Heron's FormulaChamp Quiz | Know About Heron's FormulaChamp Quiz | Know About Heron's Formula53 mins
Smart Revision | Heron's FormulaSmart Revision | Heron's FormulaSmart Revision | Heron's Formula39 mins
Heron's formulaHeron's formulaHeron's formula32 mins
Champ Quiz | Heron's FormulaChamp Quiz | Heron's FormulaChamp Quiz | Heron's Formula41 mins
RD Sharma | IMP Qs from Heron's FormulaRD Sharma | IMP Qs from Heron's FormulaRD Sharma | IMP Qs from Heron's Formula45 mins
Try our Mini CourseMaster Important Topics in 7 DaysLearn from IITians, NITians, Doctors & Academic Experts
Dedicated counsellor for each student
24X7 Doubt Resolution
Daily Report Card
Detailed Performance Evaluation
caricature
view all courses