# PQR is a triangle formed by joining the mid-point of triangle DEF and

| PQR is a triangle formed by joining the mid-point of triangle DEF and triangle DEF is formed by joining the midpoints of triangle ABC. Find the ratio of area of triangle PQR to that of triangle ABC.

A. 1:8

B. 1:4

C. 1:16

D. 2:3

### Right Answer is: C

#### SOLUTION

Let the area of triangle ABC = A

Then area of triangle DEF /4 (as both base and height becomes half, so are becomes 1/4th)

Area of triangle PQR

Ratio

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