## ML Aggarwal Class 8 Solutions for ICSE Maths Model Question Paper 6

**Questions 1 to 8 are of 1 mark each.**

Question 1.

If x + y = 11 and xy = 24, then x^{2} + y^{2} =

(a) 121

(b) 73

(c) 48

(d) none of these

Solution:

x + y = 11, xy = 24,

We’know that, (x + y)^{2} = x^{2} + y^{2} + 2xy

x^{2} + y^{2} = (x + y)^{2} – 2xy

= (11)^{2} – 2 × 24 = 121 – 48 = 73 (b)

Question 2.

Factors of a^{3} – 64a are

(a) a(a – 8)^{2}

(b) (a + 8) (a – 8)

(c) a(a + 8) (a – 8)

(d) a(a + 8)^{2}

Solution:

a^{3} – 64a = a[a^{2} – (8)^{2}]

= a(a + 8)(a – 8) (c)

Question 3.

If 3(y – 3) = 5(2y + 1) then y is equal to

(a) 3

(b) -3

(c) 2

(d) -2

Solution:

3(y – 3) = 5(2y + 1)

⇒ 3y – 9 = 10y + 5

⇒ 3y – 10y = 5 + 9

⇒ -7y = 14

⇒ y = = -2 (d)

Question 4.

If one angle of a parallelogram is 30° less than other angle, then the larger angle is

(a) 150°

(b) 75°

(c) 105°

(d) 210°

Solution:

One angle of a parallelogram = 30 less then the other

n – y = 30°

But x + y= 180°

∴ Adding, 2x = 210° ⇒ x = = 105°

∴ One angle = 105°

and other angle = 180° – 105° = 75°

Larger angle = 105° (c)

Question 5.

A polyhedron has 7 faces, 10 vertices and 15 edges. Name of the polyhedron is

(a) hexagonal prism

(b) pentagonal prism

(c) hexagonal pyramid

(d) none of these

Solution:

A polyhedron has 7 faces, 10 vertices and 15 edges,

It is a pentagonal prism. (b)

Question 6.

The base of a triangle is twice its height. If the area of the triangle is 25 cm^{2}, then the base is

(a) 10 cm

(b) 20 cm

(c) 5 cm

(d) 25 cm

Solution:

Base of the triangle is twice its height.

Let height = x cm

Then base = 2x cm

∴ Area = × base × height

⇒ × 2x × x = x^{2}

⇒ x^{2} = 25 = (25)^{2}

⇒ x = 5

∴ Base = 2x = 2 × 5 = 10 cm (a)

Question 7.

From a well-shuffled deck of 52 playing cards, one card is drawn at random then the probability that card drawn is a blackjack

Solution:

Number of possible outcomes = 52

One card is drawn, then

Probability of the card is a blackjack = (b)

Question 8.

Amongst the following digits, the one having exactly one line of symmetry is

(a) 0

(b) 3

(c) 6

(d) 8

Solution:

One line of symmetry can be drawn of the digit 3. (b)

**Section-B**

**Questions 9 to 14 are of 2 marks each.**

Question 9.

Using suitable identity, evaluate (9.7)^{2}.

Solution:

(9.7)^{2} = (10 – 0.3)^{2}

= (10)^{2} – 2 × 10 × 0.3 + (0.3)^{2}

= 100 – 6 + 0.09

= 94.09

Question 10.

Factorize x^{2}y^{2}(a^{4} + b^{4}) + a^{2}b^{2}(x^{4} + y^{4}).

Solution:

x^{2}y^{2}(a^{4} + b^{4}) + a^{2}b^{2}(x^{4} + y^{4})

= x^{2}y^{2}a^{4} + x^{2}y^{2}b^{4} + a^{2}b^{2}x^{4} + a^{2}b^{2}y^{4}

= x^{2}y^{2}a^{4} + a^{2}b^{2}x^{4} + x^{2}y^{2}b^{4} + a^{2}b^{2}y^{4}

= x^{2}a^{2}(y^{2}a^{2} + b^{2}x^{2}) + y^{2}b^{2}(x^{2}b^{2} + a^{2}y^{2})

= x^{2}a^{2}(b^{2}x^{2} + a^{2}y^{2}) + y^{2}b^{2}(b^{2}x^{2} + a2^{2}y^{2})

= (b^{2}x^{2} + a^{2}y^{2}) (a^{2}x^{2} + b^{2}y^{2})

Question 11.

Sum of three consecutive odd numbers is 153. Find the numbers.

Solution:

Let first odd number = 2x + 1

Second odd number = 2x + 3

and third odd number = 2x + 5

According to the condition,

2x + 1 + 2x + 3 + 2x + 5 = 153

⇒ 6x + 9 = 153

⇒ 6x = 153 – 9 = 144

⇒ x = = 24

∴ First odd number = 2 × 24 + 1 = 49

Second number = 49 + 2 = 51

and third number = 51 + 2 = 53

Hence numbers are 49, 51, 53

Question 12.

If each interior angle of a regular polygon is 108°, then find the number of sides of the polygon.

Solution:

Each interior angle of a regular polygon = 108°

Let n be the number of sides, then

× 90° = 108°

⇒

⇒ 20n – 40 = 12n

⇒ 20n – 12n = 40

8n = 40

⇒ n= = 5

∴ Number of sides = 5

Question 13.

Verify Euler’s formula for decagonal pyramid.

Solution:

In a decagonal pyramid.

Number of faces = 11

Number of vertices = 11

Number of edges = 20

Using Euler’s formula

F + V = E + 2

⇒ 11 + 11 = 20 + 2

⇒ 22 = 22

Hence proved.

Question 14.

A cuboid is of dimensions 24 cm × 30 cm × 36 cm. How many small cubes with side 6 cm can be placed in the cuboid?

Solution:

Dimensions of a cuboid = 24 cm × 30 cm × 36 cm

Edge (side) of a small cube = 6 cm

∴ Number of small cubes which will be kept in the cuboid = (∵ )

= 4 × 5 × 6 = 120

**Section-C**

**Questions 15 to 24 are of 4 marks each.**

Question 15.

Simplify the following expressions and evaluate it when x = 1, y = -1

(5xy – 3x^{2} + 2y^{2}) × (5y^{2} – 8xy + 3x^{2}) + 9x^{3}y – 8y^{4} + 12x^{4}

Solution:

(5xy – 3x^{2} + 2y^{2}) × (5y^{2} – 8xy + 3x^{2}) + 9x^{3}y – 8y^{4} + 12x^{4}

= 5xy(5y^{2} – 8xy + 3x^{2}) – 3x^{2}(5y^{2} – 8xy + 3x^{2}) + 2y^{2}(5y^{2} – 8xy + 3x^{2})

+ 9x^{3}y – 8y^{4} + 12x^{4}

= 25xy^{3} – 40x^{2}y^{2} + 15x^{3}y – 15x^{2}y^{2} + 24x^{3}y – 9x^{4} + 10y^{4} – 16xy^{3}

+ 6x^{2}y^{2} + 9x^{3}y – 8y^{4} + 12x^{4}

= 3x^{4} + 48x^{3}y – 49x^{2}y^{2} + 9xy^{3} + 2y^{4}

When x = 1, y = -1, then

= 3(1)^{4} + 48(1)^{3}(-1) – 49(1)^{2}(-1 )^{2} + 9(1)(-1)^{3} + 2(-1)^{4}

= 3 – 48 – 49 – 9 + 2

= -106 + 5 = -101

Question 16.

Factorize: 15(2x – 3y)^{2} – 4(4x – 6y) – 16

Solution:

15(2x – 3y)^{2} – 4(4x – 6y) – 16

15(2x – 3y)^{2} – 4 × 2(2x – 3y) – 16

Let 2x – 3y = p, then

15p^{2} – 8p – 16

15p^{2} – 20p + 12p – 16

{∵15 × (-16) = -240

-240}

= 5p(3p – 4) + 4(3p – 4)

= (3p – 4) (5p + 4)

= [3(2x – 3y) – 4] [5(2x – 3y) + 4]

= (6x – 9y – 4) (10x – 15y + 4)

Question 17.

Two years ago Ramesh was three times as old as his son. Two years later, twice of his age will be equal to the five times that of his son’s age. Find their present ages.

Solution:

Two years ago,

Let the age of son = x years

Then age of Ramesh, the father = 3x years

∴ Present age of Ramesh = 3x + 2 years

and age of his son = x + 2 years

2 years later,

Age of Ramesh will be = 3x + 2 + 2 = 3x + 4

years and age of his son = x + 4 years

According to the condition,

2(3x + 4) = 5(x + 4)

⇒ 6x + 8 = 5x + 20

⇒ 6x – 5x = 20 – 8

⇒ x = 12

∴ Present age of Ramesh = 3x + 2

= 3 × 12 + 2 = 36 + 2 = 38 years

and age of his son = x + 2 = 12 + 2 = 14 years

Question 18.

In the given figure ABCD is a parallelogram in which ∠DAP = 40°, ∠BAP = 25° and ∠CPD = 105°, find

(i) ∠ABP

(ii) ∠PDC

(iii) ∠ACB

(iv) ∠CBD

Solution:

In parallelogram ABCD diagonals AC and BD intersect each other at P.

∠DAP = 40°, ∠BAP = 25° and ∠CPD = 105°

To find :

(i) ∠ABP

(ii) ∠PDC

(iii) ∠ACB

(iv) ∠CBD

∴ ∠APB = ∠CPD (Vertically opposite angles) = 105°

In ∆APB,

(i) ∠PAB + ∠PBA + ∠APB = 180° (Angles of a triangle)

⇒ 25° + ∠PBA + 105° = 180°

⇒ ∠PBA + 130°= 180°

∠PBA = 180° – 130° = 50°

or ∠ABP = 50°

(ii) ∠PDC = ∠PBA (Alternate angles)

∴ ∠PDC = 50°

(iii) ∠ACB = ∠CAB (Alternate angles) = 25°

(iv) In ∆PDC (Sum of its opposite interior angles)

Ext. ∠CPD = ∠PCD + ∠PDC

⇒ 105° = 40° + ∠PDC

∴ ∠PDC = 105° – 40° = 65°

Question 19.

Construct a rhombus TRUE whose one side TR = 4 cm and diagonal TU = 6.5 cm.

Solution:

Steps of construction :

(i) Draw a line segment TU = 6.5 cm.

(ii) With centre T and U and radius 4 cm,

draw arcs which intersect each other at E and R,

both sides to TU.

(iii) Join TR, TE, UR and UE.

TRUE is the required rhombus

Question 20.

Construct a parallelogram GOLD in which diagonal GL = 3.8 cm, diagonal OD = 4.6 cm and angle between diagonals is 60°.

Solution:

Steps of construction :

(i) Draw a line segment OD = 4.6 cm.

(ii) Bisect OD at C.

(iii) At C draw a ray CX making an angle of 60° and produce XC to Y.

(iv) Cut off CG = CL = = 1.9 cm.

Join GO, OL, LD and GD.

GOLD is the required parallelogram.

Question 21.

In the given figure, O is the centre of the circle. If PT is tangent to the circle at point T, find the size of each lettered angle.

Solution:

A circle with centre O.

PT is a tangent and POQ is a tangent ∠OPT = 32°

∵ PT is tangent and OT is the radius

∴ OT ⊥ PT

∠OTP = 90°

∴ In ∆OPT

x + ∠OTP + ∠OPT = 180° (∠s of triangle)

⇒ x + 32° + 90° = 180°

⇒ x + 122° = 180°

⇒ x = 180°- 122° = 58°

In ∆OTQ, ∠OTQ = ∠OQT = y (∵ OT and OQ are radii of the circle)

But, x = ∠OQP + ∠OTQ

58°= y + y = 2y

∴ y = = 29°

Hence, x = 58°, y = 29°

Question 22.

A rectangular sheet of tin foil of size 30 cm × 18 cm can be rolled to form a cylinder two ways along length and breadth. Find the ratio of volumes of the two cylinders thus formed.

Solution:

Length of rectangular sheet = 30 cm

and breadth = 18 cm

(i) By rolling length wise,

circumference = 30 cm

∴ Radius (r_{1}) =

=

and height (h_{1}) = 18 cm

∴ Volume = πr^{2}h = π × 18 cm^{3}

and by rolling breadth wise,

circumference = 18 cm.

Question 23.

Construct a histogram for the following data:

Solution:

Histogram regarding the above-given data is given here:

Question 24.

Height of a room is half of its length and its breadth is of the height. If the cost of painting its four walls at the rate of ₹1.75 per m^{2} is ₹ 196, then find the cost of tiling the floor of the room at the rate of ₹8.50 per m^{2}.

Solution:

Let length of a room (l) = x m

∴ Height (h) = m

and breadth (b) = x m

Cost of painting the walls at the rate of 1.75 per m^{2} = ₹196

Now, area of floor = l × b = 8 × 6 = 48m^{2}

Rate of tiling = ₹8.50 per m^{2}

Total cost = ₹48 × 8.50 = ₹48 × = ₹ 204

**Section-D**

**Questions 25 to 29 are of 6 marks each.**

Question 25.

If , them find

Solution:

Question 26.

In the given figure, ABCD is a rhombus and DCFE is a square, If ∠ABC = 56°, find

(i) ∠DAG

(ii) ∠FEG

(iii) ∠AGC

Solution:

(i) As, ABCD is a rhombus,

∴ AB = BC = CD = DA …(i)

Also, DCFE is a square

∴ DC = CF = FE = ED …(ii)

From (i) and (ii), we get

ED = AD

∴ ∠DAE = ∠DEA

Also, ∠ABC = ∠ADC and ∠EDC = 90°

∴ ∠EDA = 90° + 56°

In ∆EDA,

∠EDA + ∠DAE + ∠DEA = 180°

(90° + 56°) + 2∠DAE = 180° (∵ ∠DAE = ∠DEA as ED = AD)

2∠DAE = 180°- 146 = 34°

∠DAE = = 17°

∴ ∠DAE = ∠DAG = 17°

(ii) ∠FEG = ∠FED – ∠DEG

= 90° – 17° = 73° (v DCFE is a square)

(iii) In ∆ DEG,

∠D + ∠DEG + ∠DGE = 180°

90° + 17° + ∠DGE = 180°

⇒ ∠DGE = 180- 107° = 73°

∴ ∠AGC = 73° (Vertically opposite angle to ∠DGE)

Question 27.

The figure given below shows a field with the measurement given in metres. Find the area of the field.

Solution:

AD = 12 + 15 + 10 = 37 m

AH = 12 + 15 = 27 m

AF = 12 m, FB = 30 m, HC = 25 m, GE = 20 m,

FH = 15 m, HD = 10 m

In the figure, there are 3 triangles and one trapezium.

Total area = 370 + 180 + 125 + 412.5 m^{2} = 1087.5 m^{2}

Question 28.

A bag contains 5 red, 6 black and 4 white balls. A ball is drawn at random from the bag. Find the probability that the ball drawn is

(i) white

(ii) not black

(iii) red or black

Solution:

In a bag, there are 5 red, 6 black and 4 white balls.

∴ Total number of balls (outcomes) = 5 + 6 + 4 = 15

One ball is drawn at random.

(i) ∴ Probability of a ball being white P(E) =

(ii) Probability of a ball being not a black

[(5 + 4) = 9] = P(E) =

(iii) Probability of a ball being red or black

[(5 + 6) = 11] P(E) =

Question 29.

A school decided to award prizes to their students for three values, honesty, punctuality and obedience. The value of prize for punctuality is of the value of prize for honesty and value of prize for obedience is of the value of prize for punctuality. If the total value of the three prizes is ₹1500, find the value of each prize. Which quality you prefer to be rewarded most and why? What values are being promoted?

Solution:

Total amount of the three prizes = ₹ 1500

Let value of prize for honesty = x

Then value of prize for punctuality = x

and value of price for obedience

I prefer honesty most and it is the root cause of types of corruption. When a man is honest he will never take any kind of bribe. An honest man is always honest and punctual and he is hard worker and obedient also.

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