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# ABCD is a quadrilateral in which AD = BC and ∠DAB = ∠CBA (see Fig. 7.17). Prove that

i) △ ABD ≅ △ BAC (ii) BD = AC (iii) ∠ABD = ∠BAC.

**Solution:**

Given: AD = BC and ∠DAB = ∠CBA

To Prove: i) △ ABD ≅ △ BAC ii) BD = AC iii) ∠ABD = ∠BAC

(i) In △ABD and △BAC,

AD = BC (Given)

∠DAB = ∠CBA (Given)

AB = BA (Common)

∴ △ABD ≅ △BAC (By SAS congruence rule)

(ii) Since △ABD ≅ △BAC,

∴ BD = AC (By CPCT)

(iii) Since △ABD ≅ △BAC,

∠ABD = ∠BAC (By CPCT)

**☛ Check: **NCERT Solutions Class 9 Maths Chapter 7

**Video Solution:**

## ABCD is a quadrilateral in which AD = BC and ∠DAB = ∠CBA (see Fig. 7.17). Prove that i) △ ABD ≅ △ BAC ii) BD = AC iii) ∠ABD = ∠BAC

NCERT Maths Solutions Class 9 Chapter 7 Exercise 7.1 Question 2

**Summary:**

If ABCD is a quadrilateral in which AD = BC and ∠DAB = ∠CBA, then ΔABD ≅ ΔBAC using SAS congruence criteria which implies BD = AC, and ∠ABD = ∠BAC.

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