be simplified?
16. Simplify:
( ) ( )
( ) ( )
3 3
2 5
5 4
4 3
25 243
16 8
OR
Simplify
1 1
2 4
16 256 3
9 81 27
(
   
(
+
 
(
\ \
17. If the polynomials x
2
5x 3a and ax
2
5x 7 leave the same remainder when they
are divided by (x 1), then what is the value of a?
18. Factorise the polynomial: x
3
(x 2)
3
+ (7xa x
2
)
3
+ x
3
(2 7a)
3
19. The lengths of sides of a triangle are 30 m, 26 m, and 28 m. What is the length of the
altitude drawn on the longest side from opposite vertex?
20.
In the given figure, l  m and BD divides ABC in the ratio 3:1.
What is the measure of BAC?
OR
In the given figure, BD  EF. What is the measure of ABD?
21. AP and BQ are bisectors of angles A and B of a quadrilateral ABCD. Prove that,
2 APB=C+D
22. The bisector of the vertical A of an isosceles triangle ABC meets the base BC at D. If
AB = AC = 5 cm, AD = 3cm, Find the length of BC.
23. In the figure given below, AP l and PR > PQ. Show that AR > AQ.
24.
In the given figure, ABCD is a rectangle and DG  EF.
What is the value of x?
Section  D
25. Find the value of the expression
2
1
4 x x
x
+ + if
6
5 2
x =
+
.
OR
Simplify the expression
1 1 1 1 1
5 6 6 7 7 8 8 9 9 10
 
+ + + +

+ + + + +
\
26. If
1
2 3
m =
and
1
2 3
n =
+
, then what is the value of 7m
2
+ 11mn 7n
2
?
OR
If
5 1
4
x
= , then what is the value of
2
2
1
x
x
+ ?
27. If (x 4) is a factor of the polynomial x
3
+ x
2
14x 24, then what are the zeroes of
the polynomial?
28. x + 6 is a factor of the polynomial mx
3
+ 13x
2
69x 18. The polynomials 3x
2
ax +
6m and x
3
+ ax
2
2 leave the same remainder when divided by (x 2). Find the values of
a and m.
29. If the polynomial x
4
+ mx
3
25x
2
16x + n is exactly divisible by x
2
4, then what are
the values of m and n?
30. In a Cartesian plane, draw a line which passes through the points (1, 11), (1, 3)
and (3, 5); draw another line passing through the points (10, 5), (6, 2) and (2, 4).
Verify whether the points (2, 1) and (0, 7) lie on the two lines or not.
31. Show that in a trapezium, if the diagonals are equal, then the non parallel sides are
equal.
32. If O is point lying inside XYZ, then show that (OX + OY + OZ) cannot be less than the
semiperimeter of XYZ.
33.
In the given figure, AC is the bisector of BAD.
Find the measures of 1, 2, 3, and 4.
34. In the given figure, an isosceles XYZ is shown with XY = YZ. A line ZA is drawn
intersecting XY at A such that ZA = XZ and ZA = AY. Find the measure of XYZ.