**Triangles in a triangle**

*Triangle ABC is a right triangle with right angle at B. The legs are of length 15 and 8. Point D is on the hypotenuse of the triangle such that the line BD divides the original triangle into two different triangles with the same perimeter. How long is * *?*

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“Point D is on the hypotenuse of the triangle such that the line AD divides the original triangle into two different triangles with the same perimeter.”

Isn’t it line BD that divides the triangle into two triangles or that Point D is on line BC?

Sorry. Yes, thanks. Its updated.

5cm

11

7.5 cm 🙂

BD=10.85

10.53

Spandan B, Pace Jr. Science College, India-

I believe its 12

Approx 11..sorry only using cp calculator.. i did not use scratch paper.. hehe..

Pup taguig

20/17sqrt85

12.69..hehe