# IGCSE Mathematics Paper-1: Specimen Questions with Answers 253 - 255 of 324

## Question 253

### Write in Short

The plan of a rectangular garden with 4 triangular flowerbeds is shown in the diagram.

Write down the name of the special triangles that are

### Explanation

• Here given the shaded triangle is equilateral triangle.
• An equilateral triangle is a triangle which all three sides equal.
• All three internal angles are also congruent to each other and are each .

## Question 254

### Write in Short

The diagram shows the graph of Rachel՚s journey on a motorway. Starting at A, she drove 24 kilometers to B at a constant speed. Between B and C she had to drive sloowly through road works. At C she drove a further distance to D at her original speed.

For how many minutes was she driving through the road works?

### Explanation

Here B to C she had to drive sloowly through road works.

So, B to C time (minutes) are

So,

## Question 255

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### Write in Short

Month ago, a store purchased a lawn mower and priced it at ₹ 9500. The store needed to clear out space, so the manager discounted the lawn mower 40 % . If Sancho, who earns a 20 % commission on the sale price, sold the lawn mower, how much commission did he make?

### Explanation

• First find the discount price.
• Write 40 % as the decimal 0.40 before using it in the equation.

• The discount price was ₹ 5700.
• Now find the commission. Write 20 % as the decimal 0.20 before using it in the equation.

• The commission was ₹ 1140.

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