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1. It says “the area of the triangle ABF is three times the area of ABC” - does this mean that ABF is bigger or ABC is bigger???? I know this seems stupid but I would think that ABF is bigger but with the nature of the question it cant be ??????

If ABC = x
Does ABF = 3x or 1/3x ???
2. (Original post by imundercover)
It says “the area of the triangle ABF is three times the area of ABC” - does this mean that ABF is bigger or ABC is bigger???? I know this seems stupid but I would think that ABF is bigger but with the nature of the question it cant be ??????

If ABC = x
Does ABF = 3x or 1/3x ???
ABF is bigger, it's 3x
3. (Original post by imundercover)
It says “the area of the triangle ABF is three times the area of ABC” - does this mean that ABF is bigger or ABC is bigger???? I know this seems stupid but I would think that ABF is bigger but with the nature of the question it cant be ??????

If ABC = x
Does ABF = 3x or 1/3x ???
abf has area that is 3 times as greater than abc

so if abc area is 1, abf is 3 times as greater so 1 * 3 = 3
if abc area is x, abf is 3 times as greater so x * 3 = 3x

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