# IGCSE Mathematics Paper-1: Specimen Questions with Answers 84 - 86 of 175

## Question number: 84

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A wire is 200 centimeters long. It has to be cut into equal lengths of centimeters. How many of these lengths can be cut from this wire?

### Explanation

Here, wire is of 200 centimeters and it cut into equal length of centimeters that means .

So, 1 wire = 200 centimeters

Then? wires = 8.33 centimeters

## Question number: 85

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Solve:

The diagram shows the route of a fishing boat. The boat sails from A to B on a bearing and then from B to C on a bearing , AB = BC.

(a) How is angle ABC = .

(b) Solve bearing of C from A.

### Explanation

Here, the boat sails from A to B on a bearing and then from B to C on a bearing , AB = BC. Let take North = N

(a) Here,

= and =

Now, DAB =

Now, DAB and will be alternate interior angles which are of same angles: .

So, =

Now,

(b) Here, as given AB = BC and .

• So, from A to C bearing will be

## Question number: 86

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Mahesh and Jayraj share in the ratio . How much does Mahesh receive?

### Explanation

Here, Total money is

Ratio of Mahesh and Jayraj’s sharing is . So, total is

So, Mahesh has and Jayraj has money.

So, Mahesh will have and Jayraj will have .

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