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RD Sharma Class 10 Solutions Chapter 15 Exercise 15.4 Question 1.

A plot is in the form of a rectangle ABCD having a semi-circle on BC as shown in the figure. If AB = 60 m and BC = 28 m, find the area of the plot.

Solution:

The plot is formed of a rectangle ABCD and one semicircle on BC as the diameter

∴ AB (l) = 60 m,

BC (b) = 28 m

∴ Radius of semicircle (r) = 12 BC

= 12 x 28 = 14m

Area of plot = area of rectangle ABCD + area of semicircle

RD Sharma Class 10 Solutions Chapter 15 Exercise 15.4 Question 2.

A playground has the shape of a rectangle, with two semi-circles on its smaller sides as diameters, added to its outside. If the sides of the rectangle are 36 m and 24.5 m, find the area of the playground. (Take π = 22/7).

Solution:

Length of rectangle (l) = 36 m 49

and width (b) = 24.5 = 492 m

RD Sharma Class 10 Solutions Chapter 15 Exercise 15.4 Question 3.

Find the area of the circle in which a square of area 64 cm2 is inscribed. (Use π = 3.14)

Solution:

Area of square = 64 cm²

∴ Side of square = Area−−−−√ = 64−−√ = 8 cm

∵ The square is inscribed in the circle

∴ The radius of the circle will be = 12 diagonal of

the square (r)=12 x 2–√a = 12 x 2–√ x 8 cm = 42–√

∴ Area of the circle = πr²

= 3.14 x (412 x 2–√ x 8 cm = 42–√)² cm²

= 3.14 x 32 = 100.48 cm²

RD Sharma Class 10 Solutions Chapter 15 Exercise 15.4 Question 4.

A rectangular piece is 20 m long and 15 m wide. From its four corners, quadrants of radii 3.5 m have been cut. Find the area of the remaining part.

Solution:

Length of rectangular piece (l) = 20 m

and width (b) = 15m

Radius of each quadrant (r) = 3.5 m = 72 m

Now area of the rectangle = l x b = 20 x 15 = 300 m²

an area of 4 quadrants = 4 x 14 πr²

RD Sharma Class 10 Solutions Chapter 15 Exercise 15.4 Question 5.

In the figure, PQRS is a square of side 4 cm. Find the area of the shaded square.

Solution:

Side of the square PQRS (a) = 4 cm

∴ Area of total square = a² = 4×4=16 cm²

The radius of each of the four quadrants at the corners = 1 cm

RD Sharma Class 10 Solutions Chapter 15 Exercise 15.4 Question 6.

Four cows are tethered at four corners of a square plot of side 50 m, so that they just cannot reach one another. What area will be left ungrazed? (See figure)

Solution:

side of square (a) = 50 m

∴ Area of the square field = a² = (50)² m² = 2500 m²

The radius of each quadrant (r) = 502 = 25 m

RD Sharma Class 10 Solutions Chapter 15 Exercise 15.4 Question 7.

A cow is tied with a rope of length 14 m at the corner of a rectangular field of dimensions 20 m x 16 m, find the area of the field in which the cow can graze. [NCERT Exemplar]

Solution:

Let ABCD be a rectangular field of dimensions 20 m x 16 m.

Suppose, a cow is tied at point A. Let the length of rope AE = 14m =r (say).

RD Sharma Class 10 Solutions Chapter 15 Exercise 15.4 Question 8.

A calf is tied with a rope of length 6 m at the corner of a square grassy lawn of side 20 m. If the length of the rope is increased by 5.5 m, find the increase in the area of the grassy lawn in which the calf can graze. [NCERT Exemplar]

Solution:

Let the calf be tied at the corner A of the square lawn.

Then, the increase in area = Difference of the two sectors of central angle 90° each and radii 11.5 m (6 m + 5.5 m) and 6 m, which is the shaded region in the figure.

RD Sharma Class 10 Solutions Chapter 15 Exercise 15.4 Question 9.

A square water tank has its side equal to 40 m. There are four semi-circular grassy plots all around it. Find the cost of turfing the plot at? 1.25 per square meter (Take π = 3.14).

Solution:

Side of square tank (a) = 40 m

The radius of each semicircular grassy plot = 402 = 20

RD Sharma Class 10 Solutions Chapter 15 Exercise 15.4 Question 10.

A rectangular park is 100 m by 50 m. It is surrounded by semi-circular flower beds all around. Find the cost of leveling the semi-circular flower beds at 60 paise per square meter. (Use π = 3.14).

Solution:

Length of rectangular park (l) = 100 m

and width (b) = 50 m

The radius of each semicircular bed along the

lengths side (R) = 1002 = 50 m

and the radius of each semicircular bed along

the width side (r) = 502 = 25 m

Question 11.

The inside perimeter of a running track (shown in the figure) is 400 m. The length of each of the straight portion is 90 m and the ends are semi-circles. If the track is anywhere 14 m wide, find the area of the track. Also, find the length of the outer running track.

Solution:

Question 12.

Find the area of the figure, in square cm, correct to one place of decimal. (Take π = 22/7).

Solution:

Join AD

ABCD is a square whose each side = 10 cm

Area of square = a² = (10)² = 100 cm²

Area of half semicircle whose radius is 102 = 5

Question 13.

In the figure, from a rectangular region ABCD with AB = 20 cm, a right triangle AED with AE = 9 cm and DE = 12 cm, is cut off. On the other end, taking BC as the diameter, a semicircle is added outside the region. Find the area of the shaded region. (Use π = 22/7). [CBSE 2014]

Solution:

AB = 20 cm, AE = 9 cm, DE = 12 cm

∠AED = 90°

Question 14.

From each of the two opposite corners of a square of side 8 cm, a quadrant of a circle of radius 1.4 cm is cut. Another circle of diameter 4.2 cm is also cut from the center as shown in the figure. Find the area of the remaining (shaded) portion of the square. (Use π = 22/7). [CBSE 2010]

Solution:

Side of a square ABCD = 8 cm

Question 15.

In the figure, ABCD is a rectangle with AB = 14 cm and BC = 7 cm. Taking DC, BC, and AD as diameters, three semi¬circles are drawn as shown in the figure. Find the area of the shaded region.

Solution:

In the figure, ABCD is a rectangle AB = 14 cm and BC = 7 cm

Two semicircles are drawn on AD and BC as diameter and this semicircle is drawn on Cd as diameter

Now area of rectangle ABCD = l x b = 14 x 7 = 98 cm²

Area of two semicircles on AD and BC

Question 16.

In the figure, ABCD is a rectangle, having AB = 20 cm and BC = 14 cm. Two sectors of 180° have been cut off. Calculate :

(i) the area of the shaded region.

(ii) the length of the boundary of the shaded region.

Solution:

ABCD is a rectangle whose Length AB = 20 cm

and width BC = 14 cm

∴ Area of the rectangle = l x b = 20 x 14 = 280 cm²

Question 17.

In the figure, the square ABCD is divided into five equal parts, all having the same area. The central part is circular and the lines AE, GC, BF, and HD lie along the diagonals AC and BD of the square. If AB = 22 cm, find :

(i) the circumference of the central part.

(ii) the perimeter of the part ABEF.

Solution:

Side of the square ABCD = 22 cm

∴ Area = (side)² = (22)² = 484 cm²

∵ The square is divided into 5 parts equal in area

∴ Area of each part = 4845 cm²

Question 18.

In the given figure, Find the area of the shaded region. (Use π = 3.14). [CBSE 2015]

Solution:

Side of large square = 14 cm

Radius of each semicircle = 42 = 2 cm

Side of square = 4 cm

Area of square = 4 x 4=16 cm²

∴ Area of semicircles = 4 x 12 πr²

= 2 x 3.14 x 2 x 2

= 8 x 3.14

= 25.12 cm²

∴ Area of shaded region = Area of the large square – Area of the central portion

= (14)2-(16+ 25.12) cm²

= 196-41.12 cm²

= 154.88 .cm²

Question 19.

In the Figure, OACB is a quadrant of a circle with a center of O and a radius 3.5 cm. If OD = 2 cm, find the area of the

(i) Quadrant OACB

(ii) shaded region.

Solution:

The radius of outer quadrant (R) = 3.5 cm

and radius of the inner quadrant = 2 cm

∴ Area of the shaded portion

= Area of outer quadrant – area of inner quadrant

Question 20.

In the figure, a square OABC is inscribed in a quadrant OPBQ of a circle. If OA = 21 cm, find the area of the shaded region.[CBSE 2013]

Solution:

In the figure, OPQ is a quadrant in which

OABC is a square OA = 21 cm

Join OB,

Question 21.

In the figure, OABC is a square of side 7 cm. If OAPC is a quadrant of a circle with center O, then find the area of the shaded region. (Use π = 22/7) [CBSE 2012]

Solution:

In square OABC, whose side is 7 cm, OAPC

is a quadrant

Area of square = (side)²

= (7)² = 49 cm²

and radius of quadrant = 7 cm

Question 22.

In the figure, OE = 20 cm. In sector OSFT, square OEFG is inscribed. Find the area of the shaded region.

Solution:

In the figure, OSFT is a quadrant and OEFG

is a square inscribed in it

The side of the square is OE = 20 cm

Question 23.

Find the area of the shaded region in the figure, if AC = 24 cm, BC = 10 cm and O is the center of the circle. (Use π = 3.14)

Solution:

In right AABC

AB²=AC² + BC² (Pythagoras Theorem)

= (24)²+ (10)²

= 576 + 100 = 676

= (26)²

∴ AB = 26 cm

∴ Diameter of circle = 26 cm

and radius (r)= 262 = 13 cm

Now area of the shaded portion

= Area of semicircle – area of right triangle ABC

Question 24.

A circle is inscribed in an equilateral triangle ABC is side 12 cm, touching its sides (see figure). Find the radius of the inscribed circle and the area of the shaded part.

Solution:

Each side of the equilateral triangle ABC (a) = 12 cm

Question 25.

In the figure, an equilateral triangle ABC of side 6 cm has been inscribed in a circle. Find the area of the shaded region. (Take π = 3.14)

Solution:

Question 26.

A circular field has a perimeter of 650 m. A square plot having its vertices on the circumference of the field is marked in the field. Calculate the area of the square plot.

Solution:

The perimeter of the circular field = 650 m

Question 27.

Find the area of a shaded region in the figure, where a circular arc of radius 7 cm has been drawn with vertex A of an equilateral triangle ABC of side 14 cm as the center, (use π = 22/7 and 3–√ = 1.73) [CBSE 2015]

Solution:

The radius of circular arc (r) = 7 cm

and side of equilateral AABC (a) = 14 cm and each angle = 60°

Area of the shaded region

=Area of circle + Area of equilateral triangle – 2 area of sector EAF

Question 28.

A regular hexagon is inscribed in a circle. If the area of the hexagon is 243√ cm², find the area of the circle. (Use π = 3.14) [CBSE 2015]

Solution:

A regular hexagon ABCDEF is inscribed in a circle

Area of hexagon = 24 3–√ cm²

Let r be the radius of the circle

∴ Side of regular hexagon = r

Area of equilateral ΔOAB = 3√3 r² sq. units

Question 29.

ABCDEF is a regular hexagon with a center O (see figure). If the area of triangle OAB is 9 cm², find the area of :

(i) the hexagon and

(ii) the circle in which the hexagon is inscribed.

Solution:

O is the center of the regular hexagon ABCDEF and the area of the AOAB = 9 cm²

∵ By joining the vertices of the hexagon with O,

(i) We get 6 equal equilateral triangles

∴ Area of hexagon = 9 cm² x 6 = 54 cm²

(ii) The radius of the circle when this hexagon is inscribed in it will be = OB =AB =r

Question 30.

Four equal circles, each of radius 5 cm, touch each other as shown in the figure. Find the area included between them. (Take π = 3.14).

Solution:

The radius of each circle = 5 cm

∵ The four circles touch each other externally

∴ By joining their centers, we get a square whose side will be 5 + 5 = 10 cm

Now area of square so formed = a² = (10)² = 100 cm²

an area of 4 quadrants = 4 x 14 πr²= πr²

= 3.14 x (5)2 cm² = 3.14 x 25 cm² = 78.5 cm²

∴ The area of the part included between the circles

= 100 – 78.5

= 21.5 cm²

Question 31.

Four equal circles, each of radius ‘a’ touch each other. Show that the area between them is 67a². (Take π = 227

Solution:

Four circles each of radius ‘a’ touch each other at A, B, C, and D respectively.

Their centers are P, Q, R, and S respectively

By joining PQ, QR, RS, SD

Question 32.

A child makes a poster on chart paper drawing a square ABCD of side 14 cm. She draws four circles with center A, B, C, and D in which she suggests different ways to save energy. The circles are drawn in such a way that each circle touches externally two of the three remaining circles in the given figure. In the shaded region, she write a message ‘Save Energy’. Find the perimeter and area of the shaded region. (Use π = 22/7) [CBSE 2015]

Solution:

The radius of circular arc (r) = 7 cm

Side of square ABCD (a) = 14 cm

Question 33.

The diameter of a coin is 1 cm (see figure). If four such coins are placed on a table so that the rim of each touches that of the other two, find the area of the shaded region (Take π = 3.1416).

Solution:

The diameter of each coin = 1 cm

∴ Radius (r) = 12 cm = 0.5 cm

Question 34.

Two circular pieces of equal radii and maximum area, touching each other are cut out from a rectangular cardboard of dimensions 14 cm x 7 cm. Find the area of the remaining cardboard. (Use π = 22/7) [CBSE 2013]

Solution:

Length of rectangle = 14 cm

and breadth = 7 cm

Question 35.

In the figure, AB and CD are two diameters of a circle perpendicular to each other and OD is the diameter of the smaller circle. If OA = 7 cm, find the area of the shaded region.

Solution:

The radius of larger circle (R) = 7 cm

and radius of smaller circle (r) =72 cm

Area of shaded portion = Area of the larger circle – an area of the smaller circle

Question 36.

In the figure, PSR, RTQ, and PAQ are three semi-circles of diameters 10 cm, 3 cm, and 7 cm respectively. Find the perimeter of the shaded region. [CBSE 2014]

Solution:

Radius of larger semicircle (r_{1}) =102 = 5 cm

Radius of large semicircle = (r_{2}) = 72 cm

Radius of small semicircle (r_{3}) = 32 cm

Question 37.

In the figure, two circles with centers A and B touch each other at point C. If AC = 8 cm and AB = 3 cm, find the area of the shaded region.

Solution:

In the figure, two circles with centers A and B touch each other internally at C

AC = 8 cm and AB = 3 cm

∴ BC = 8 – 3 = 5 cm

∴ The radius of the bigger circle (R) = 8 cm

and of smaller circle (r) = 5 cm

∴ Area of shaded portion =Area of a bigger circle – area of the smaller circle

Question 38.

In the figure, ABCD is a square of side 2a. Find the ratio between

(i) the circumferences

(ii) the areas of the incircle and the circum- circle of the square.

Solution:

A square ABCD is inscribed on a circle

The side of the square = 2a

and one circle is inscribed in the square ABCD

Now diameter of the outer circle is AC

Question 39.

In the figure, there are three semicircles, A, B, and C having a diameter of 3 cm each, and another semicircle E having a circle of D with a diameter of 4.5 cm. Calculate :

(i) the area of the shaded region

(ii) the cost of painting the shaded region at the rate of 25 paise per cm², to the nearest rupee.

Solution:

Question 40.

In the figure, ABC is a right-angled triangle, ∠B = 90°, AB = 28 cm and BC = 21 cm. With AC as diameter, a semicircle is drawn and with BC as radius, a quarter circle is drawn. Find the area of the shaded region correct to two decimal places.

Solution:

In the right ΔABC,

AB = 28 cm, BC = 21 cm

Question 41.

In the figure, O is the center of a circular arc and AOB is a straight line. Find the perimeter and the area of the shaded region correct to one decimal place. (Take π = 3.142)

Solution:

A semicircle is drawn on the diameter AB

ΔACB is drawn in this semicircle in right ΔACB

AC = 12 cm and BC = 16 cm

Question 42.

In the figure, the boundary of the shaded region consists of four semi-circular arcs, the smallest two being equal. If the diameter of the largest is 14 cm and of the smallest is 3.5 cm, find

(i) the length of the boundary,

(ii) the area of the shaded region.

Solution:

Diameter of the biggest semicircle = 14 cm 14

∴ Radius (R) = 142 = 7 cm

Diameter of the small semicircle = 7 cm 7

∴ Radius (r_{1}) = 72 cm

and diameter of each smaller circle = 3.5 cm

Question 43.

In the figure, AB = 36 cm and M is the mid¬point of AB. Semi-circles are drawn on AB, AM, and MB as diameters. A circle with center C touches all three circles. Find the area of the shaded region.

Solution:

In the figure, there are three semicircles one bigger and two smaller There is one small circle that also

Now diameter of the bigger semicircle = is 36 cm

∴ Radius (R) = 362 = 18 cm

and diameter of each smaller semicircle = 18 cm

Question 44.

In the figure, ABC is a right-angled triangle in which ∠A = 90°, AB = 21 cm and AC = 28 cm. Semi-circles are described on AB, BC, and AC as diameters. Find the area of the shaded region.

Solution:

In the figure, ABC is a right triangle in a semicircle ∠A = 90°, AB = 21 cm, and AC = 28 cm

Semi-circles are drawn on BC and AC as diameters

In right ΔABC

BC² = AB²+AC² (Pythagoras Theorem)

= 21²+ 28²

= 441 + 784= 1225 = (35)²

∴ BC = 35 cm

Now the radius of the bigger semicircle (R) = 352 cm,

of semicircle at AB = 212 cm and of

semicircle on AC = 282 cm = 14 cm

Now area of the shaded portion

= Area of semicircle on AB as diameter + area of semicircle on AC as diameter + area of ΔABC – area of semicircle on BC as diameter

Question 45.

In the figure, shows the cross-section of a railway tunnel. The radius OA of the circular part is 2 m. If ∠AOB = 90°, calculate :

(i) the height of the tunnel

(ii) the perimeter of the cross-section

(iii) the area of the cross-section.

Solution:

The radius of the circular part of the tunnel = 2 m

i.e. OA = OB = 2 m

and ∠AOB = 90°

OD ⊥ AB

∴ D in mid-point of AB

∴ In right ΔAOB,

Question 46.

In the figure, shows a kite in which BCD is the shape of a quadrant of a circle of radius 42 cm. ABCD is a square and ΔCEF is an isosceles right-angled triangle whose equal sides are 6 cm long. Find the area of the shaded region.

Solution:

ABCD is a square with side = 42 cm

BCD is a quadrant in which ∠BCD = 90° and radius = 42 cm

ΔCEF is an isosceles right triangle in which CE = CF = 6 cm

Question 47.

In the figure, ABCD is a trapezium of area 24.5 cm2. In it, AD || BC, ∠DAB = 90°, AD = 10 cm, and BC = 4 cm. If ABE is a quadrant of a circle, find the area of the shaded region. (Take π – (22/7). [ cbse2014]

Solution:

In the figure, ABCD is a trapezium

Area = 24.5 cm2, AD || BC

∠DAB = 90°, AD = 10 cm BC = 4 cm

Question 48.

In the figure, ABCD is a trapezium with AB || DC, AB = 18 cm, DC = 32 cm, and the distance between AB and DC is 14 cm. Circles of equal radii 7 cm with centers A, B, C, and D have been drawn. Then, find the area of the shaded region of the figure. (Use π = 22/7). [CBSE 2014]

Solution:

In trapezium ABCD

AB || DC

AB = 18 cm, DC = 32 cm Height = 14 cm

Radius of each at the corner of trapezium = 7 cm

Question 49.

From a thin metallic piece, in the shape of a trapezium ABCD, in which AB || CD and ∠BCD = 90°, a quarter circle BEFC is removed (see figure). Given AB = BC = 3.5 cm and DE = 2 cm, calculate the area of the remaining piece of the metal sheet.

Solution:

ABCD is a trapezium in shape in which

AB || CD and ∠BCD = 90°

AB = BC = 3.5 cm, DE = 2 cm

∴ DC = DE + EC = DE + BC = 2 + 3.5 = 5.5 cm

Now area of trapezium ABCD = 12 (AB + CD) x BC (∵ BC is height)

Question 50.

In the figure, ABC is an equilateral triangle of side 8 cm. A, B, and C are the centers of circular arcs of radius 4 cm. Find the area of the shaded region correct up to 2 decimal places. (Take π = 3.142

and 3–√ = 1.732).

Solution:

In the figure, ABC is an equilateral triangle with 8 cm as a side with centers A, B, and C,

circular arcs drawn of radius 4 cm

Each side of ΔABC = 8 cm

Question 51.

The sides of a triangular field are 15 m, 16 m, and 17 m. With the three corners of the field a cow, a buffalo, and a horse are tied separately with ropes of length 7 m each to graze in the field. Find the area of the field which cannot be grazed by three animals. (NCERT Exemplar)

Solution:

Given that, a triangular field with the three comers of the field a cow, a buffalo, and a horse are tied separately with ropes. So, each animal grazed the field in each corner of the triangular field as a sectorial form.

Given, the radius of each sector (r) = 7m

Question 52.

In the given figure, the side of a square is 28 cm, and the radius of each circle is half of the length of the side of the square where O and O’ are the centers of the circles. Find the area of the shaded region. [CBSE 2017]

Solution:

Question 53.

In a hospital, water is collected in a cylindrical tank of diameter 2 m and height 5 m. After recycling, this water is used to irrigate a park to a hospital whose length is 25 m and breadth is 20 m. If the tank is filled completely then what will be the height of standing water used for irrigating the park? [CBSE 2017]

Solution:

Diameter of cylinder (d) = 2 m

The radius of cylinder (r) = 1 m

Height of cylinder (H) = 5 m

Volume of cylindrical tank, Vc = = πr²H = π X (1) 2 X 5= 5πm

Length of the park (L) = 25 m

Now water from the tank is used to irrigate the park. So, the volume of the cylindrical tank = Volume of water in the park.

⇒ 5π = 25 x 20 x h

⇒ 5π/25 x 20 = h

⇒ h = π/100 m

⇒ h = 0.0314 m

Through the recycling of water, better use of the natural resource occurs without wastage. It helps in reducing and preventing pollution.

It thus helps in conserving water. This keeps the greenery alive in urban areas like in parks gardens etc.

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