Let AD = x and DB = y as shown in diagram. => x + y = c

Use Pythagoras together with ab = pc in eqn 1

The rest I leave to you.

Bob

Agnishom

2012-09-30 18:50:06

Let their be a triangle ABC with sides a opposite to A, b opposite to B and c opposite to C. It is right angled at C. If p is the perpendicular from C to AB. Then Is the following true? If yes, how?