Solution: Find the altitudes, if the areas of the triangles differ by 21 square units

Two triangles have equal bases. The altitude of one triangle is 3 units more than its base and the altitude of the other triangle is 3 units less than its base. Find the altitudes, if the areas of the triangles differ by 21 square units.

Find the altitudes, if the areas of the triangles differ by 21 square units.

Problem Statement: ECE Board November 1998

Two triangles have equal bases. The altitude of one triangle is 3 units more than its base and the altitude of the other triangle is 3 units less than its base. Find the altitudes, if the areas of the triangles differ by 21 square units.

Problem Answer:

The altitudes of the triangles are 4 and 10 units

Solution:

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