## Area of triangles questions

Posted March 4th, 2008 by alpha

An equilateral triangle ABC is given. D is the mid-point of BC. Another equilateral triangle BDE is formed and its vertex E lies opposite to A. Line AE intersects BC at F.

Prove that-

1)area of BFE= 2 area of FED

2)area of FED = 1/8 area of AFC