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Properties of Triangle

Mathematics

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MCQ (More than One Correct Answer)

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Let $P Q R S$ be a quadrilateral in a plane, where $Q R=1, \angle P Q R=\angle Q R S=70^{\circ}, \angle P Q S=15^{\circ}...
JEE Advanced 2022 Paper 2 Online
Consider a triangle PQR having sides of lengths p, q and r opposite to the angles P, Q and R, respectively. Then which o...
JEE Advanced 2021 Paper 2 Online
Let x, y and z be positive real numbers. Suppose x, y and z are the lengths of the sides of a triangle opposite to its a...
JEE Advanced 2020 Paper 1 Offline
In a non-right-angled triangle $$\Delta $$PQR, let p, q, r denote the lengths of the sides opposite to the angles At P, ...
JEE Advanced 2019 Paper 1 Offline
In a triangle $$\Delta $$$$XYZ$$, let $$x, y, z$$ be the lengths of sides opposite to the angles $$X, Y, Z$$ respectivel...
JEE Advanced 2016 Paper 1 Offline
In a triangle $$PQR$$, $$P$$ is the largest angle and $$\cos P = {1 \over 3}$$. Further the incircle of the triangle tou...
JEE Advanced 2013 Paper 2 Offline
In $$\Delta ABC$$, internal angle bisector of $$\angle A$$ meets side $$BC$$ in $$D$$. $$DE \bot AD$$ meets $$AC$$ in $$...
IIT-JEE 2006
In a triangle, the lengths of the two larger sides are $$10$$ and $$9$$, respectively. If the angles are in $$AP$$. Then...
IIT-JEE 1987
There exists a triangle $$ABC$$ satisfying the conditions
IIT-JEE 1986

Numerical

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In a triangle ABC, let AB = $$\sqrt {23} $$, BC = 3 and CA = 4. Then the value of $${{\cot A + \cot C} \over {\cot B}}$$...
JEE Advanced 2021 Paper 1 Online
In a triangle PQR, let a = QR, b = RP, and c = PQ. If |a| = 3, |b| = 4 and $${{a\,.(\,c - \,b)} \over {c\,.\,(a - \,b)}}...
JEE Advanced 2020 Paper 1 Offline
Consider a triangle $$ABC$$ and let $$a, b$$ and $$c$$ denote the lengths of the sides opposit to vertices $$A, B$$ and ...
IIT-JEE 2010 Paper 2 Offline
Let $$ABC$$ and $$ABC'$$ be two non-congruent triangles with sides $$AB=4$$, $$AC=AC'$$$$=$$$$2\sqrt 2 $$ and angle $$B ...
IIT-JEE 2009

MCQ (Single Correct Answer)

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In a triangle the sum of two sides is $$x$$ and the product of the same sides is $$y$$. If $${x^2} - {c^2} = y$$, where ...
JEE Advanced 2014 Paper 2 Offline
Let $$PQR$$ be a triangle of area $$\Delta $$ with $$a=2$$, $$b = {7 \over 2}$$ and $$c = {5 \over 2}$$; where $$a, b,$$...
IIT-JEE 2012 Paper 2 Offline
Let $$ABC$$ be a triangle such that $$\angle ACB = {\pi \over 6}$$ and let $$a, b$$ and $$c$$ denote the lengths of the...
IIT-JEE 2010 Paper 1 Offline
If the angles $$A, B$$ and $$C$$ of a triangle are in an arithmetic progression and if $$a, b$$ and $$c$$ denote the len...
IIT-JEE 2010 Paper 1 Offline
Let $$ABCD$$ be a quadrilateral with area $$18$$, with side $$AB$$ parallel to the side $$CD$$ and $$2AB=CD$$. Let $$AD$...
IIT-JEE 2007
One angle of an isosceles $$\Delta $$ is $${120^ \circ }$$ and radius of its incircle $$ = \sqrt 3 $$. Then the area of ...
IIT-JEE 2006
In an equilateral triangle, $$3$$ coins of radii $$1$$ unit each are kept so that they touch each other and also the si...
IIT-JEE 2005
In a triangle $$ABC$$, $$a,b,c$$ are the lengths of its sides and $$A,B,C$$ are the angles of triangle $$ABC$$. The corr...
IIT-JEE 2005 Screening
The sides of a triangle are in the ratio $$1:\sqrt 3 :2$$, then the angles of the triangle are in the ratio
IIT-JEE 2004 Screening
If the angles of a triangle are in the ratio $$4:1:1$$, then the ratio of the longest side to the perimeter is
IIT-JEE 2003 Screening
Which of the following pieces of data does NOT uniquely determine an acute-angled triangle $$ABC$$ ($$R$$ being the radi...
IIT-JEE 2002 Screening
A man from the top of a $$100$$ metres high tower sees a car moving towards the tower at an angle of depression of $${30...
IIT-JEE 2001 Screening
A pole stands vertically inside a triangular park $$\Delta ABC$$. If the angle of elevation of the top of the pole from ...
IIT-JEE 2000 Screening
In a triangle $$ABC$$, let $$\angle C = {\pi \over 2}$$. If $$r$$ is the inradius and $$R$$ is the circumradius of the ...
IIT-JEE 2000 Screening
In a triangle $$ABC$$, $$2ac\,\sin {1 \over 2}\left( {A - B + C} \right) = $$
IIT-JEE 2000 Screening
Let $${A_0}{A_1}{A_2}{A_3}{A_4}{A_5}$$ be a regular hexagon inscribed in a circle of unit radius. Then the product of th...
IIT-JEE 1998
If in a triangle $$PQR$$, $$\sin P,\sin Q,\sin R$$ are in $$A.P.,$$ then
IIT-JEE 1998
In a triangle $$ABC$$, $$\angle B = {\pi \over 3}$$ and $$\angle C = {\pi \over 4}$$. Let $$D$$ divide $$BC$$ internal...
IIT-JEE 1995 Screening
If the lengths of the sides of triangle are $$3, 5, 7$$ then the largest angle of the triangle is
IIT-JEE 1994
In a triangle $$ABC$$, angle $$A$$ is greater than angle $$B$$. If the measures of angles $$A$$ and $$B$$ satify the equ...
IIT-JEE 1990
From the top of a light-house 60 metres high with its base at the sea-level, the angle of depression of a boat is $${15^...
IIT-JEE 1983
If the bisector of the angle $$P$$ of a triangle $$PQR$$ meets $$QR$$ in $$S$$, then
IIT-JEE 1979

Subjective

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If $${I_n}$$ is the area of $$n$$ sided regular polygon inscribed in a circle of unit radius and $${O_n}$$ be the area o...
IIT-JEE 2003
If $$\Delta $$ is the area of a triangle with side lengths $$a, b, c, $$ then show that $$\Delta \le {1 \over 4}\sqrt {...
IIT-JEE 2001
Let $$ABC$$ be a triangle with incentre $$I$$ and inradius $$r$$. Let $$D,E,F$$ be the feet of the perpendiculars from $...
IIT-JEE 2000
Let $$ABC$$ be a triangle having $$O$$ and $$I$$ as its circumcenter and in centre respectively. If $$R$$ and $$r$$ are ...
IIT-JEE 1999
Prove that a triangle $$ABC$$ is equilateral if and only if $$\tan A + \tan B + \tan C = 3\sqrt 3 $$.
IIT-JEE 1998
A bird flies in a circle on a horizontal plane. An observer stands at a point on the ground. Suppose $${60^ \circ }$$ an...
IIT-JEE 1998
A tower $$AB$$ leans towards west making an angle $$\alpha $$ with the vertical. The angular elevation of $$B$$, the top...
IIT-JEE 1994
Consider the following statements connecting a triangle $$ABC$$ (i) The sides $$a, b, c$$ and area $$\Delta $$ are rati...
IIT-JEE 1994
Let $${A_1},{A_2},........,{A_n}$$ be the vertices of an $$n$$-sided regular polygon such that $${1 \over {{A_1}{A_2}}} ...
IIT-JEE 1994
An observer at $$O$$ notices that the angle of elevation of the top of a tower is $${30^ \circ }$$. The line joining $$O...
IIT-JEE 1993
Three circles touch the one another externally. The tangent at their point of contact meet at a point whose distance fro...
IIT-JEE 1992
The sides of a triangle are three consecutive natural numbers and its largest angle is twice the smallest one. Determine...
IIT-JEE 1991
In a triangle of base a the ratio of the other two sides is $$r\left( { < 1} \right)$$. Show that the altitude of the...
IIT-JEE 1991
A man notices two objects in a straight line due west. After walking a distance $$c$$ due north he observes that the obj...
IIT-JEE 1991
A vertical tower $$PQ$$ stands at a point $$P$$. Points $$A$$ and $$B$$ are located to the South and East of $$P$$ respe...
IIT-JEE 1990
$$ABC$$ is a triangular park with $$AB=AC=100$$ $$m$$. A television tower stands at the midpoint of $$BC$$. The angles o...
IIT-JEE 1989
A sign -post in the form of an isosceles triangle $$ABC$$ is mounted on a pole of height $$h$$ fixed to the ground. The ...
IIT-JEE 1988
If in a triangle $$ABC$$, $$\cos A\cos B + \sin A\sin B\sin C = 1,$$ Show that $$a:b:c = 1:1:\sqrt 2 $$
IIT-JEE 1986
In a triangle $$ABC$$, the median to the side $$BC$$ is of length $$${1 \over {\sqrt {11 - 6\sqrt 3 } }}$$$ and it divi...
IIT-JEE 1985
A ladder rests against a wall at an angle $$\alpha $$ to the horizintal. Its foot is pulled away from the wall through a...
IIT-JEE 1985
With usual notation, if in a triangle $$ABC$$; $${{b + c} \over {11}} = {{c + a} \over {12}} = {{a + b} \over {13}}$$ ...
IIT-JEE 1984
For a triangle $$ABC$$ it is given that $$\cos A + \cos B + \cos C = {3 \over 2}$$. Prove that the triangle is equilater...
IIT-JEE 1984
The ex-radii $${r_1},{r_2},{r_3}$$ of $$\Delta $$$$ABC$$ are H.P. Show that its sides $$a, b, c$$ are in A.P.
IIT-JEE 1983
A vertical pole stands at a point $$Q$$ on a horizontal ground. $$A$$ and $$B$$ are points on the ground, $$d$$ meters a...
IIT-JEE 1982
Let the angles $$A, B, C$$ of a triangle $$ABC$$ be in A.P. and let $$b:c = \sqrt 3 :\sqrt 2 $$. Find the angle $$A$$.
IIT-JEE 1981
(i) $$PQ$$ is a vertical tower. $$P$$ is the foot and $$Q$$ is the top of the tower. $$A, B, C$$ are three points in the...
IIT-JEE 1980
$$ABC$$ is a triangle with $$AB=AC$$. $$D$$ is any point on the side $$BC$$. $$E$$ and $$F$$ are points on the side $$AB...
IIT-JEE 1980
$$ABC$$ is a triangle. $$D$$ is the middle point of $$BC$$. If $$AD$$ is perpendicular to $$AC$$, then prove that $$$\c...
IIT-JEE 1980
(a) A balloon is observed simultaneously from three points $$A, B$$ and $$C$$ on a straight road directly beneath it. Th...
IIT-JEE 1979
(a) If a circle is inscribed in a right angled triangle $$ABC$$ with the right angle at $$B$$, show that the diameter of...
IIT-JEE 1979
A triangle $$ABC$$ has sides $$AB=AC=5$$ cm and $$BC=6$$ cm Triangle $$A'B'C'$$ is the reflection of the triangle $$ABC$...
IIT-JEE 1978

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In a triangle $$ABC$$, $$a:b:c=4:5:6$$. The ratio of the radius of the circumcircle to that of the incircle is ............
IIT-JEE 1996
A circle is inscribed in an equilateral triangle of side $$a$$. The area of any square inscribed in this circle is .......
IIT-JEE 1994
In a triangle $$ABC$$, $$AD$$ is the altitude from $$A$$. Given $$b>c$$, $$\angle C = {23^ \circ }$$ and $$AD = {{abc...
IIT-JEE 1994
If in a triangle $$ABC$$, $${{2\cos A} \over a} + {{\cos B} \over b} + {{2\cos C} \over c} = {a \over {bc}} + {b \over {...
IIT-JEE 1993
If the angles of a triangle are $${30^ \circ }$$ and $${45^ \circ }$$ and the included side is $$\left( {\sqrt 3 + 1} \...
IIT-JEE 1988
A polygon of nine sides, each of length $$2$$, is inscribed in a circle. The radius of the circle is .................
IIT-JEE 1987
In a triangle $$ABC$$, if cot $$A$$, cot $$B$$, cot $$C$$ are in A.P., then $${a^2},{b^2},{c^2}$$, are in .................
IIT-JEE 1985
The set of all real numbers $$a$$ such that $${a^2} + 2a,2a + 3$$ and $${a^2} + 3a + 8$$ are the sides of a triangle is ...
IIT-JEE 1985
In a $$\Delta ABC,\,\angle A = {90^ \circ }$$ and $$AD$$ is an altitude. Complete the relation $${{BD} \over {BA}} = {{A...
IIT-JEE 1980
$$ABC$$ is a triangle, $$P$$ is a point on $$AB$$, and $$Q$$ is point on $$AC$$ such that $$\angle AQP = \angle ABC$$. C...
IIT-JEE 1980
$$ABC$$ is a triangle with $$\angle B$$ greater than $$\angle C.\,D$$ and $$E$$ are points on $$BC$$ such that $$AD$$ is...
IIT-JEE 1980

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