# Triangle A has an area of #18 # and two sides of lengths #5 # and #9 #. Triangle B is similar to triangle A and has a side of length #12 #. What are the maximum and minimum possible areas of triangle B?

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Oct 21, 2017

#### Answer:

Maximum area of triangle B = 103.68

Minimum area of triangle B = 32

#### Explanation:

To get the maximum area of

Sides are in the ratio 12 : 5.

Hence the areas will be in the ratio of

Maximum Area of triangle

Similarly to get the minimum area, side 9 of

Sides are in the ratio

Minimum area of