# Triangle A has an area of #4 # and two sides of lengths #8 # and #3 #. Triangle B is similar to triangle A and has a side with a length of #8 #. What are the maximum and minimum possible areas of triangle B?

##### 1 Answer

Oct 13, 2017

Minimum possible area o B **4**

Maximum possible area of B **28(4/9) or 28.44**

#### Explanation:

Since the triangles are similar, sides are in same proportion.

Case (1) Minimum possible area

**1:1**

Areas will be square of the sides ratio

Case (2) Maximum possible area

**8:3**

Areas will be