# Triangle A has an area of #8 # and two sides of lengths #6 # and #7 #. Triangle B is similar to triangle A and has a side with a length of #16 #. What are the maximum and minimum possible areas of triangle B?

##### 1 Answer

Dec 18, 2017

Maximum area of triangle =

Minimum area of triangle =

#### Explanation:

To get the maximum area of

Sides are in the ratio 16 : 6

Hence the areas will be in the ratio of

Maximum Area of triangle

Similarly to get the minimum area, side 7 of

Sides are in the ratio

Minimum area of