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Find the ratio of the area of triangle XBY to the area of triangle ABC for the given measurements, if BY = 2, BC = 4 1/3 1/4 1/2

 
Find the ratio of the area of triangle XBY to the area of triangle ABC for the given measurements, if

BY = 2, BC = 4


A. 1/3
B. 1/4
C. 1/2

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BY/BC=2/4=1/2
 
Area ratio:
 
Area of triangle XBY / Area of triangle ABC = (BY/BC)²
                                                               =(1/2)²
                                                                =1/4
 
So the answer is B.  1/4