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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A fishing boat goes from one place to another

A Fishing Boat Goes from One Place to Another

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?

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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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