# IGCSE Mathematics Paper-1: Specimen Questions with Answers 17 - 18 of 175

## Question number: 17

### Describe in Detail

The diagram shows a cube of side ‘a’ of 6 cm.

(a) Calculate the area of the cube.

(b) Calculate the volume of the cube in meter.

### Explanation

Here, side a = 6 cm.

(a) **Area of cube**:

(b) **Volume of the cube**:

Now,

So,

So,

## Question number: 18

### Describe in Detail

Solve

In the diagram BC is parallel to DE.

(a) Complete the following statement; Triangle ABC is ________ to triangle ADE.

(b) AB = 12 cm, BC = 8 cm and DE = 10 cm. Find length of AD.

(c) Angle ABC = . Find size of the reflex angle at D.

### Explanation

Here,

(a) BC is parallel to DE, which means it is a side splitter theorem.

In which.

So, Triangle ABC is **similar** to triangle ADE.

(b) AB = 12 cm, BC = 8 cm and DE = 10 cm.

Now,

So, for

For

So, from (I) and (II),

(c) Angle ABC = . So, size of the reflex angle at D is similar to angle ABC because and so both triangles are similar.

So, size of reflex angle at D is