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**PAGE NO 16.15:**

**Question 1:**

**Define the following terms: (i) Quadrilateral (ii) Convex Quadrilateral**

**ANSWER:**

(i) A quadrilateral is a polygon that has four sides (or edges) and four vertices (or corners).

It can be any four-sided closed shape.

(ii) A convex quadrilateral is a mathematical figure whose every internal angle is less than or equal to 180 degrees.

**Question 2:**

**In a quadrilateral, define each of the following: (i) Sides (ii) Vertices (iii) Angles (iv) Diagonals (v) Adjacent angles (vi) Adjacent sides (vii) Opposite sides (viii) Opposite angles (ix) Interior (x) Exterior**

**ANSWER:**

(i) In a quadrilateral ABCD, the four line segments AB, BC, CD and DA are called its sides.(ii) The vertices of a quadrilateral are the corners of the quadrilateral. A quadrilateral has four vertices.

(iii) The meeting point of two sides of a quadrilateral is called an angle. A quadrilateral has four angles.

(iv) In a quadrilateral ABCD, the line segments AC and BD are called its diagonals.

(v) The angles which have a common side as their arm are called adjacent angles.

(vi) Two sides are adjacent if they have a common end point.

(vii) Two sides are opposite if they do not have a common end point.

(viii) The two angles of a quadrilateral which are not adjacent are called opposite angles.(ix) The part of the plane made up by all such points that are enclosed by quadrilateral is called the interior.

(x) The part of the plane made up by all the points that are not enclosed by quadrilateral is called the exterior.

**Question 3:**

**Complete each of the following, so as to make a true statement: (i) A quadrilateral has ....... sides. (ii) A quadrilateral has ...... angles. (iii) A quadrilateral has ..... vertices, no three of which are ..... (iv) A quadrilateral has .... diagonals. (v) The number of pairs of adjacent angles of a quadrilateral is ....... (vi) The number of pairs of opposite angles of a quadrilateral is ....... (vii) The sum of the angles of a quadrilateral is ...... (viii) A diagonal of a quadrilateral is a line segment that joins two ...... vertices of the quadrilateral. (ix) The sum of the angles of a quadrilateral is .... right angles. (x) The measure of each angle of a convex quadrilateral is ..... 180Â°. (xi) In a quadrilateral the point of intersection of the diagonals lies in .... of the quadrilateral.(xii) A point is in the interior of a convex quadrilateral, if it is in the ..... of its two opposite angles.(xiii) A quadrilateral is convex if for each side, the remaining .... lie on the same side of the line containing the side.**

**ANSWER:**

(i) four

(ii) four

(iii) four, collinear

(iv) two

(v) four

(vi) two

(vii) 360Â°

(viii) opposite

(ix) four

(x) less than

(xi) the interior

(xii) interiors

(xiii) vertices

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**Question 4:**

**In Fig. 16.19, ABCD is a quadrilateral. (i) Name a pair of adjacent sides. (ii) Name a pair of opposite sides. (iii) How many pairs of adjacent sides are there? (iv) How many pairs of opposite sides are there? (v) Name a pair of adjacent angles. (vi) Name a pair of opposite angles. (vii) How many pairs of adjacent angles are there? (viii) How many pairs of opposite angles are there?**

**ANSWER:**

(i) (AB, BC) or (BC, CD) or (CD, DA) or (AD, AB)

(ii) (AB, CD) or (BC, DA)

(iii) Four(iv) Two

(v) (âˆ A, âˆ B) or (âˆ B, âˆ C) or (âˆ C, âˆ D) or (âˆ D, âˆ A)

(vi) (âˆ A, âˆ C) or (âˆ B, âˆ D)

(vii) Four

(viii) Two

**Question 5:**

**The angles of a quadrilateral are 110Â°, 72Â°, 55Â° and xÂ°. Find the value of x.**

**ANSWER:**

The sum of angles of a quadrilateral is 360Â°.

So, we get 110Â° + 72Â° + 55Â° + x = 360Â°

â‡’ 237Â° + x = 360Â°

â‡’ x = 360Â°âˆ’237Â°

âˆ´ x = 123Â°

**Question 6:**

**The three angles of a quadrilateral are respectively equal to 110Â°, 50Â° and 40Â°. Find its fourth angle.**

**ANSWER:**

Let x be the the fourth angle.

Since, the sum of all the angles of a quadrilateral is 360Â°,

we have:110Â° + 50Â° + 40Â° + x = 360Â°

â‡’ 200Â° + x = 360Â°

â‡’ x = 160Â°

âˆ´ The fourth angle is 160Â°.

**Question 7:**

**A quadrilateral has three acute angles each measures 80Â°. What is the measure of the fourth angle?**

**ANSWER:**

Let x be the fourth angle.Since, the sum of all angles of a quadrilateral is 360Â°,

we have:80Â° + 80Â° + 80Â° + x = 360Â°

â‡’ 240Â° + x = 360Â°

â‡’ x = 120Â°

âˆ´ The fourth angle is 120Â°.

**Question 8:**

**A quadrilateral has all its four angles of the same measure. What is the measure of each?**

**ANSWER:**

Let x be the measure of each angle.Since, the sum of all the angles of a quadrilateral is 360Â°,

we have:xÂ° + xÂ° + xÂ° + xÂ° = 360Â°

â‡’ 4xÂ° = 360Â°

â‡’ xÂ° = 90Â°

âˆ´ The measure of each angle is 90Â°.

**Question 9:**

**Two angles of a quadrilateral are of measure 65Â° and the other two angles are equal. What is the measure of each of these two angles?**

**ANSWER:**

Let x be the measure of each angle.

Since, the sum of all the angles of a quadrilateral is 360Â°,

we have:65Â° + 65Â° + xÂ° + xÂ° = 360Â°

â‡’ 2xÂ° + 130Â° = 360Â°

â‡’ 2xÂ° = 230Â°

â‡’ xÂ° = 115Â°

âˆ´ The measure of each angle is 115Â°.

**Question 10:**

**Three angles of a quadrilateral are equal. Fourth angle is of measure 150Â°. What is the measure of equal angles.**

**ANSWER:**

Let x be the measure of the equal angles of the quadrilateral.Since, the sum of all the angles of a quadrilateral is 360Â°,

we have:xÂ° + xÂ° + xÂ° + 150Â° = 360Â°

â‡’ 3xÂ° = 360Â°âˆ’150Â°

â‡’ xÂ° = 210Â°

âˆ´ The measure of each angle is 70Â°.

**Question 11:**

**The four angles of a quadrilateral are as 3 : 5 : 7 : 9. Find the angles.**

**ANSWER:**

Let the angles be in the ratio 3x : 5x : 7x : 9x.

Since, the sum of all the angles of a quadrilateral is 360Â°,

we have:3x + 5x + 7x + 9x = 360Â°

â‡’ 24x = 360Â°

â‡’ x = 15Â°

Thus, the angles are:3x = 45Â°

5x = 75Â°7x = 105Â°

9x = 135Â°

**Question 12:**

**If the sum of the two angles of a quadrilateral is 180Â°. What is the sum of the remaining two angles?**

**ANSWER:**

Let (x + y) be the sum of the remaining two angles.Since, the sum of all the angles of a quadrilateral is 360Â°,

we have:180Â° + (x + y)Â° = 360Â°

â‡’ (x + y)Â° = 180Â°

âˆ´ The sum of the remaining two angles is 180Â°.

**Question 13:**

**In Fig. 16.20, find the measure of âˆ MPN.**

**ANSWER:**

Since the sum of all the angles of a quadrilateral is 360Â°, we have:45Â° + 90Â° + 90Â° + âˆ MPN = 360Â°

â‡’ 225Â° + âˆ MPN = 360Â°

âˆ´ âˆ MPN = 135Â°

**Question 14:**

**The sides of a quadrilateral are produced in order. What is the sum of the four exterior angles?**

**ANSWER:**

The sides of the quadrilateral ABCD are produced in order (according to figure).

Now, we need to find the sum of the exterior angles.Since the angles made on the same side of straight line are 180Â°,

i.e., linear pair, we have:a + x + b + y + c + z + w + d

= 180Â° + 180Â° + 180Â° + 180Â°

= 720Â°

OR Sum of the interior angles + sum of exterior the angles = 180Â° Ã— 4 = 720Â°

Since the sum of the interior angles of a quadrilateral is 360Â°,

we have:

w + x + y + z = 360Â°

Substituting the value, we get:a + b + c + d = 360Â°

âˆ´ Sum of the exterior angles = 360Â°

**Question 15:**

**In Fig. 16.21, the bisectors of âˆ A and âˆ B meet at a point P. If âˆ C = 100Â° and âˆ D = 50Â°, find the measure of âˆ APB.**

**ANSWER:**

âˆ A + âˆ B + âˆ C + âˆ D = 360Â°

â‡’ âˆ A + âˆ B + 100Â° + 50Â° = 360Â°

â‡’ âˆ A + âˆ B = 210Â° ...(i)

In â–³APB, we have:

1/2âˆ A + 1/2âˆ B + âˆ APB = 180Â°

â‡’ âˆ APB = 180Â°âˆ’1/2(âˆ A + âˆ B)

From (i), we get:

â‡’ âˆ APB = 180Â°âˆ’(1/2 Ã— 210Â°)

âˆ´âˆ APB = 75Â°

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**Question 16:**

**In a quadrilateral ABCD, the angles A, B, C and D are in the ratio 1 : 2 : 4 : 5. Find the measure of each angle of the quadrilateral.**

**ANSWER:**

Let x be the measure of each angle.Then the ratio becomes x : 2x : 4x : 5x.

Since, the sum of all angles in a quadrilateral is 360Â°,

we have:x + 2x + 4x + 5x = 360Â°

â‡’ 12x = 360Â°

â‡’ x = 360Â°/12

â‡’ x = 30Â°

Thus, the angles are:

x = 30Â°

2x = 60Â°

4x = 120Â°

5x = 150Â°

**Question 17:**

**In a quadrilateral ABCD, CO and DO are the bisectors of âˆ C and âˆ D respectively. Prove that âˆ COD = 12(âˆ A + âˆ B).âˆ COD = 12(âˆ A + âˆ B).**

**ANSWER:**

âˆ COD = 180Â°âˆ’(âˆ OCD + âˆ ODC)

= 180Â°âˆ’1/2(âˆ C + âˆ D)

= 180Â°âˆ’1/2[360Â°âˆ’(âˆ A + âˆ B)]

= 180Â°âˆ’180Â° + 1/2(âˆ A + âˆ B)

= 1/2(âˆ A + âˆ B) = RHS

Hence proved.

**Question 18:**

**Find the number of sides of a regular polygon, when each of its angles has a measure of (i) 160Â° (ii) 135Â° (iii) 175Â° (iv) 162Â° (v) 150Â°**

**ANSWER:**

(i) Each interior angle =

So, = 160Â°

â‡’ 18nâˆ’36 = 16n

â‡’ 2n = 36

âˆ´ n = 18

(ii) Each interior angle =

So, = 135Â°

â‡’ 4nâˆ’8 = 3n

âˆ´ n = 8

(iii) Each interior angle =

So, = 175Â°

â‡’ 36nâˆ’72 = 35n

âˆ´ n = 72

(iv) Each interior angle =

So, = 162Â°

â‡’ 10nâˆ’20 = 9n

âˆ´ n = 20

(v) Each interior angle =

So, = 150Â°

â‡’ 6nâˆ’12 = 5n

âˆ´ n = 12

**Question 19:**

**Find the number of degrees in each exterior exterior angle of a regular pentagon.**

**ANSWER:**

Each exterior angle = (360/n)Â°

For a regular pentagon, n = 5.

âˆ´ Exterior angle = (360/5)Â° = 72Â°

**Question 20:**

**The measure of angles of a hexagon are xÂ°, (x âˆ’ 5)Â°, (x âˆ’ 5)Â°, (2x âˆ’ 5)Â°, (2x âˆ’ 5)Â°, (2x + 20)Â°. **

**Find the value of x.**

**ANSWER:**

Since the sum of all the angles of a hexagon is 720Â°,

we get:

xÂ° + (xâˆ’5)Â° + (xâˆ’5)Â° + (2xâˆ’5)Â° + (2xâˆ’5)Â° + (2x + 20)Â° = 720Â°

â‡’ xÂ° + xÂ°âˆ’5Â° + xÂ°âˆ’5Â° + 2xâˆ’5Â° + 2xâˆ’5Â° + 2x + 20Â° = 720Â°

â‡’ 9xâˆ’20Â° + 20Â° = 720Â°

â‡’ 9x = 720Â°

âˆ´ x = 80

**Question 21:**

**In a convex hexagon, prove that the sum of all interior angle is equal to twice the sum of its exterior angles formed by producing the sides in the same order.**

**ANSWER:**

For a convex hexagon, interior angle =

For a hexagon, n = 6

âˆ´ Interior angle = (12âˆ’4/6 Ã— 90Â°) = (86 Ã— 90Â°) = 120Â°

So, the sum of all the interior angles = 120Â° + 120Â° + 120Â° + 120Â° + 120Â° + 120Â° = 720Â°

âˆ´ Exterior angle = (360/n)Â° = (360/6)Â° = 60Â°

So, sum of all the exterior angles = 60Â° + 60Â° + 60Â° + 60Â° + 60Â° + 60Â° = 360Â°

Now, sum of all interior angles = 720Â° = 2

(360Â°) = twice the exterior angles

Hence proved.

**Question 22:**

**The sum of the interior angles of a polygon is three times the sum of its exterior angles. Determine the number of sided of the polygon.**

**ANSWER:**

{(2nâˆ’4) Ã— 90Â°} = 3 Ã— (360Â°/n Ã— n)

â‡’ (nâˆ’2) Ã— 180 = 3 Ã— 360

â‡’ nâˆ’2 = 6âˆ´ n = 8

**Question 23:**

**Determine the number of sides of a polygon whose exterior and interior angles are in the ratio 1 : 5.**

**ANSWER:**

Let n be the number of sides of a polygon.

Let x and 5x be the exterior and interior angles.

Since the sum of an interior and the corresponding exterior angle is 180Â°,

we have:x + 5x = 180Â°

â‡’ 6x = 180Â°

â‡’ x = 30Â°

The polygon has n sides. So, sum of all the exterior angles = (30n)Â°

We know that the sum of all the exterior angles of a polygon is 360Â°.

i.e., 30n = 360

âˆ´ n = 12

**Question 24:**

**PQRSTU is a regular hexagon. Determine each angle of Î”PQT.**

**ANSWER:**

A regular hexagon is made up of 6 equilateral triangles.

So, âˆ PQT = 60Â° and âˆ QTP = 30Â°

Since the sum of the angles of Î”PQT is 180Â°,

we have:âˆ P + âˆ Q + âˆ T = 180Â°

â‡’ âˆ P + 60Â° + 30Â° = 180Â°

â‡’ âˆ P = 180Â°âˆ’90Â°

â‡’ âˆ QPT = 90Â°

âˆ´ The angles of the triangle are 90Â°, 60Â° and 30Â°.