Date: March 2015

If x=−`1/2`, is a solution of the quadratic equation 3x^{2}+2kx−3=0, find the value of k

Chapter: [2.03] Quadratic Equations

The tops of two towers of height *x *and *y,* standing on level ground, subtend angles of 30° and 60° respectively at the centre of the line joining their feet, then find *x*, *y*.

Chapter: [4.01] Heights and Distances

A letter of English alphabet is chosen at random. Determine the probability that the chosen letter is consonant.

Chapter: [5.01] Probability [5.01] Probability

In Fig. 1, PA and PB are tangents to the circle with centre O such that ∠APB = 50°. Write the measure of ∠OAB.

Chapter: [3.01] Circles [3.01] Circles

In Fig. 2, AB is the diameter of a circle with centre O and AT is a tangent. If ∠AOQ = 58°, find ∠ATQ.

Chapter: [3.01] Circles [3.01] Circles

Solve the following quadratic equation for *x* : 4x^{2} − 4a^{2}x + (a^{4} − b^{4}) =0.

Chapter: [2.03] Quadratic Equations

From a point T outside a circle of centre O, tangents TP and TQ are drawn to the circle. Prove that OT is the right bisector of line segment PQ.

Chapter: [3.01] Circles [3.01] Circles

Find the middle term of the A.P. 6, 13, 20, ... , 216.

Chapter: [2.02] Arithmetic Progressions

If A(5, 2), B(2, −2) and C(−2, *t*) are the vertices of a right angled triangle with ∠B = 90°, then find the value of *t*.

Chapter: [6.01] Lines (In Two-dimensions)

Find the ratio in which the point `P(3/4,5/12)` divides the line segment joining the points `A(1/2,3/2)` and B(2,-5)

Chapter: [6.01] Lines (In Two-dimensions)

Find the area of the triangle ABC with A(1, −4) and mid-points of sides through A being (2, −1) and (0, −1).

Chapter: [6.01] Lines (In Two-dimensions)

Find that non-zero value of *k*, for which the quadratic equation *kx*^{2} + 1 − 2(*k* − 1)*x* + *x*^{2} = 0 has equal roots. Hence find the roots of the equation.

Chapter: [2.03] Quadratic Equations

The angle of elevation of the top of a building from the foot of the tower is 30° and the angle of elevation of the top of the tower from the foot of the building is 45°. If the tower is 30 m high, find the height of the building.

Chapter: [4.01] Heights and Distances

Two different dice are rolled together. Find the probability of getting the sum of numbers on two dice to be 5.

Chapter: [5.01] Probability [5.01] Probability

Two different dice are rolled together. Find the probability of getting even numbers on both dice.

Chapter: [5.01] Probability [5.01] Probability

If S_{n1} denotes the sum of first *n* terms of an A.P., prove that S_{12} = 3(S_{8} − S_{4}).

Chapter: [2.02] Arithmetic Progressions

In Fig. 3, APB and AQO are semicircles, and AO = OB. If the perimeter of the figure is 40 cm, find the area of the shaded region [Use `pi=22/7`]

Chapter: [7.01] Areas Related to Circles [7.01] Areas Related to Circles

In Fig. 4, from the top of a solid cone of height 12 cm and base radius 6 cm, a cone of height 4 cm is removed by a plane parallel to the base. Find the total surface area of the remaining solid. (Use `pi=22/7` and `sqrt5=2.236`)

Chapter: [7.02] Surface Areas and Volumes

A solid wooden toy is in the form of a hemisphere surrounded by a cone of same radius. The radius of hemisphere is 3.5 cm and the total wood used in the making of toy is 166 `5/6` cm^{3}. Find the height of the toy. Also, find the cost of painting the hemispherical part of the toy at the rate of Rs 10 per cm^{2 .}[Use`pi=22/7`]

Chapter: [7.02] Surface Areas and Volumes

In Fig. 5, from a cuboidal solid metallic block, of dimensions 15cm ✕ 10cm ✕ 5cm, a cylindrical hole of diameter 7 cm is drilled out. Find the surface area of the remaining block [Use

`pi=22/7`]

Chapter: [7.02] Surface Areas and Volumes

In Figure, find the area of the shaded region [Use π = 3.14]

Chapter: [7.01] Areas Related to Circles [7.01] Areas Related to Circles

The numerator of a fraction is 3 less than its denominator. If 2 is added to both the numerator and the denominator, then the sum of the new fraction and original fraction is `29/20`. Find the original fraction.

Chapter: [2.03] Quadratic Equations

Ramkali required Rs 2,500 after 12 weeks to send her daughter to school. She saved Rs 100 in the first week and increased her weekly saving by Rs 20 every week. Find whether she will be able to send her daughter to school after 12 weeks.

What value is generated in the above situation?

Chapter: [2.02] Arithmetic Progressions

Solve for *x* :

`2/(x+1)+3/(2(x-2))=23/(5x), x!=0,-1,2`

Chapter: [2.03] Quadratic Equations

Prove that the tangent at any point of a circle is perpendicular to the radius through the point of contact.

Chapter: [3.01] Circles

In Fig. 7, tangents PQ and PR are drawn from an external point P to a circle with centre O, such that ∠RPQ = 30°. A chord RS is drawn parallel to the tangent PQ. Find ∠RQS.

Chapter: [3.01] Circles [3.01] Circles

Construct a triangle ABC with BC = 7 cm, ∠B = 60° and AB = 6 cm. Construct another triangle whose sides are `3/4` times the corresponding sides of ∆ABC.

Chapter: [3.03] Constructions

From a point P on the ground the angle of elevation of the top of a tower is 30° and that of the top of a flag staff fixed on the top of the tower, is 60°. If the length of the flag staff is 5 m, find the height of the tower.

Chapter: [4.01] Heights and Distances

A box contains 20 cards numbered from 1 to 20. A card is drawn at random from the box. Find the probability that the number on the drawn card is divisible by 2 or 3.

Chapter: [5.01] Probability [5.01] Probability

A box contains 20 cards numbered from 1 to 20. A card is drawn at random from the box. Find the probability that the number on the drawn card is a prime number.

Chapter: [5.01] Probability [5.01] Probability

If A(−4, 8), B(−3, −4), C(0, −5) and D(5, 6) are the vertices of a quadrilateral ABCD, find its area.

Chapter: [6.01] Lines (In Two-dimensions)

A well of diameter 4 m is dug 14 m deep. The earth taken out is spread evenly all around the well to form a 40 cm high embankment. Find the width of the embankment.

Chapter: [7.02] Surface Areas and Volumes [7.02] Surface Areas and Volumes

Water is flowing at the rate of 2.52 km/h through a cylindrical pipe into a cylindrical tank, the radius of whose base is 40 cm. If the increase in the level of water in the tank, in half an hour is 3.15 m, find the internal diameter of the pipe.

Chapter: [7.02] Surface Areas and Volumes [7.02] Surface Areas and Volumes

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