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The sides of a triangle are 11 cm, 15 cm and 16 cm. The altitude to the largest side is 



Your Answer
A

307cm
 

Your Answer
B

1572cm
 

Correct Answer
C

1574cm
 

Your Answer
D

30 cm


Solution

The correct option is A

1574cm
 


Side of a triangle are 11 cm, 15 cm, 16 cm 
s=a+b+c2=11+15+162=422=21
Area=s(sa)(sb)(sc)
= 21(2111)(2115)(2116)
= 21×10×6×5
= 2×3×57=307cm2
Now length of altitude to the longest side, 
= Area×2base=307×216
= 1574cm

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