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# Length of two sides of a triangle are $6cm$and$5cm$. If their included angle is$50^\circ$. What is the area of the triangle? Also find the length of its third side.$\left( {\sin 50^\circ = 0.77,\cos 50^\circ = 0.64,\tan 50^\circ = 1.19} \right)$

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Hint:Area of the triangle is half multiplied by its perpendicular times base.

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Let, AD is perpendicular to BC.
So, the area of the triangle is half multiply by its perpendicular times base
$= \dfrac{1}{2}\left( {AD} \right)\left( {BC} \right) = \dfrac{1}{2}\left( {AD} \right)\left( 6 \right) = 3AD$
Now in triangle ABD
$\sin 50^\circ = \dfrac{{AD}}{{AB}} = \dfrac{{AD}}{5} \\ \Rightarrow AD = 5\sin 50^\circ = 5 \times 0.77 = 3.85cm \\$
Therefore area of triangle is
Area$= 3AD = 3 \times 3.85 = 11.55c{m^2}$
Now in triangle ABD
$\tan 50^\circ = \dfrac{{AD}}{{BD}} = \dfrac{{3.85}}{{BD}} \\ \Rightarrow BD = \dfrac{{3.85}}{{\tan 50^\circ }} = \dfrac{{3.85}}{{1.19}} = 3.235cm \\ \Rightarrow DC = BC - BD = 6 - 3.235 = 2.765cm \\$
$\Rightarrow {\left( {AC} \right)^2} = {\left( {AD} \right)^2} + {\left( {DC} \right)^2} \\ \Rightarrow {\left( {AC} \right)^2} = {\left( {3.85} \right)^2} + {\left( {2.765} \right)^2} = 22.4677 \\ \Rightarrow AC = \sqrt {22.4677} cm \\$
So, the area of the triangle is $11.55c{m^2}$and the length of third side is$\sqrt {22.4677} cm$