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# 149, B. T.

## Road, Kolkata - 700 058

Annual Examination 2013
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Class: 8 Duration: 2hours
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Subject: Mathematics Maximum Marks: 80

Instructions to candidates
Do not copy the questions.
Draw a margin on the left side of your answer script.
Do a proper numbering of your answers.
Spend first fifteen minutes in reading the question paper.
Answer all the questions.

Section- A
(Attempt all questions)

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1 a) If a : b = 1 : 2 and b : c = 4 : 3 , find 
4 3 4
(i) a : b: c and (ii) a : c

b) Factorise: x3 - x2 xy + x + y - 1 

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c) A car completes a journey of 315 km in 4 hrs. The first one-third of the journey was performed at 60
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km/hr. Calculate the speed for the rest of the journey. 

## 2 a) What percent of 84 is 7? 

3x
b) In ABC, A= (x+18)0, B= 2(x - 12)0 and C= ( - 3)0. Find each angle of the triangle and hence
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show that it is an equilateral triangle. 

c) Each side of a Rhombus is 10cm long and one of its diagonals measures 16 cm. Find the length of other
diagonals. 

5 3 2
3 i) Solve: - = [3+3]
x+2 x-2 x

8 5 3 2
ii) - = 34 , - = 13
x y x y

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b) Ramu has three times as much money as Kamal. If Ramu gives `750 to Kamal, then Kamal will have
twice as much as left with Ram. How much they had each originally? 

## 4 a) Simplify: [4-2 (6-2)2] x 3-4 

b) In the adjoining figure, area of ABC = 27 cm2 and EFBC. Find: 

## i) Area of the parallelogram ABCF. E A D F

ii) Area of rectangle BCDE

B C

## c) Solve: 21x2 = 8x + 4 

Section- B
(Attempt any four questions)

5 a) A T.V. set was sold at a gain of 15%. Had it been sold for `375 more, the gain would have been 20%.
Find the cost price of the set. 

b) Construct an isosceles right angled triangle ABC such that its hypotenuse BC = 6 cm. 
[Write the steps of construction]

6 a) After allowing a discount of 12% on the market price, a shopkeeper still gains 21%. By what percent is the
market price above the cost price? 

b) In the given figure, O is the centre of the circle. If ABC = 540, find ACB. Also if BCD = 430, find
CBD 
A

540 O
B D
430

c) The base of an isosceles triangle is 12 cm and its perimeter is 32 cm. Find its area. 

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7 a) Find the area of the shaded region. 

17 cm

5 cm
9 cm

17 cm

9 cm
5 cm

b) The Simple interest on a certain sum of money for 2 years at 5% is `1600. Find the amount due and the
compound interest at the same rate after 3 years, interest compounded annually. 

## 8 a) In the adjoining figure ABCD is a square and 

CEB is an isosceles triangle in which EC = EB.
D C
Show that DCE ABE

A B

b) Find the length of the longest pole that can be placed in a room 12 m long, 8 m broad and 9 m high. 

c) Apples are bought at 2 for a rupee and sold at 5 for `3. Find the gain percent. 

9 a) The speed of a boat in still water is 5 km/hr and the speed of the stream is 1 km/hr. The boat is rowed
upstream for a certain distance and taken back to the starting point. Find the average speed of the
whole journey. 

b) The exterior angles of a pentagon are in the ratio 1:2:3:4:5. Find all the interior angles of the
pentagon. 

## c) Simplify: 3 x18 y-12 z3 

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10 a) Solve the equation graphically: 
2x 3y = 4 and 3y x = 1

## b) Find the area and perimeter of the shaded region. 

21 cm

42 cm

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