# Problem #185

 185 Point $P^{}_{}$ is inside $\triangle ABC^{}_{}$. Line segments $APD^{}_{}$, $BPE^{}_{}$, and $CPF^{}_{}$ are drawn with $D^{}_{}$ on $BC^{}_{}$, $E^{}_{}$ on $AC^{}_{}$, and $F{}{}^{}_{}$ on $AB^{}_{}$ (see the figure at right). Given that $AP=6^{}_{}$, $BP=9^{}_{}$, $PD=6^{}_{}$, $PE=3^{}_{}$, and $CF=20^{}_{}$, find the area of $\triangle ABC^{}_{}$. This problem is copyrighted by the American Mathematics Competitions.
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