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Preliminary Examination
MATHEMATICS
Grade : X Max. Marks : 80
Date : Time Allowed : 2 hours

INSTRUCTIONS:-
- Answers to this paper must be written on the paper provided separately.
- You will not be allowed to write during the first 15 minutes.
- This time is to be spent in reading the question paper.
- The time given at the head of this paper is the time allowed for writing the answers.
- All working, including rough work, must be clearly shown and must be done on the
same sheet as the rest of the answer. Omission of essential working will result in the
loss of marks.
- The intended marks for the questions or parts of question are given alongside the
questions.
- Geometrical figures to be constructed wherever applicable.
- For geometry, figures have to be copied to the answer script.
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SECTION A (40 Marks)
(Attempt all questions)
Question 1
a) Find the difference between the compound interest on Rs.8000 for 2 years at 10% p.a, when
payable yearly and half yearly. 
b) Madhuri paid Rs.1058.40 for a dress including sales tax quoted for Rs.980. Find the rate of
sales tax. Also calculate the new sale price if the list price increase by 10%. 
c) If 5cosA 12sinA = 0, find the value of (sin A + cosA) / (2cosA sinA) 

Question 2
a) A lady holds 1800, hundred rupee shares of a company that pays 15% dividend annually.
Calculate her annual dividend. If she had bought these shares at 40% premium, what
percentage returns would she have got on her investment? Give your answer to the nearest
integer. 
b) Find the range to value of x which satisfies and represent it on the number line

x +

, x R 
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c) The distance covered by a car between two parts A and B, is 216km, and by train it is
208km. A car travels at a speed of x km/hr and the train travels at a speed which is 16km/hr
faster than the car. If the train takes 2hr less than the car, to reach town B, obtain an
equation in x and solve it to find the speed of the train. 

Question 3
a) If A =
2 5
0 1
(
(

and B =
2 3
0 1
(
(

, find the value A
2
+ B. 
b) Show that 2x + 7 is a factor of 2x
3
+ 7x
2
4x 14. Hence factories 2x
3
+ 7x
2
4x 14 
c) Find the equation of a line that contains the point of intersection of 9x 4y = 22 and
3x + 2y = 4 and is perpendicular to the line 3x y = 9. 

Question 4
a) If p : q = r : s then show that (mp + nq) : q = (mr + ns) : s 
b) In the figure AOBCA represent a quadrant of a circle of radius 3.5cm. Calculate the area and
perimeter of the shaded part. ( = 22/7) 
c) Construct a regular hexagon with each side 3cm. Construct an inscribed circle and measure

SECTION B (40 Marks)
(Attempt any four questions)
Question 5
a) Find the centroid of the triangle formed by joining the mid points of the triangle with vertices
A(3, -4), B(-7, 6) and C(-5, -2) 
b) Prove the following:
sin(90 - u ) cos(90 - u ) =
( )
u
u +
2
tan
1 cot 90

c) Find the mean for the following data using step deviation method. 
class interval 150 160 160 170 170 180 180 190 190 200
frequency 6 13 15 8 8

Question 6
a) Find the value of x correct upto 2 decimal places 2x(x + 3) = 6 x. 
b) A man borrows Rs.400 at 4% per annum C.I, compounded yearly, and repays Rs.33 at the
end of each year. Find out the amount of the loan outstanding at the beginning of the 3rd
year. 

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c) A page from Shushants passbook is given below. Complete the table. Calculate the interest
earned by him if the rate of interest is 5% per annum. 
Date Particulars Amount
Withdrawn
Amount
Deposited
Balance Initials
2.1.04
6.2.04
15.3.04
25.4.04
15.5.04
9.7.04
7.12.04
15.12.04
B/F
By Cash
To Cash
By Cash
By Cash
To Cash
To Cash
By Closing

800.00

250.00
400.00

500.00

150.00
450.00

1200.00

00.00

Question 7
a) In what ratio is the line joining A(2, -2) and B(10, 6) intersect by the x axis? Also, find the
equation of AB. 
b) O is the centre of the circle. angleOAP = 200 and angle OBP = 300. Calculate (i) angleAPB
and (ii) angle AOB 

c) The following table gives the marks obtained by students in a mathematics test.
Marks 0
10
10
20
20
30
30
40
40
50
50
60
60
70
70
80
80
90
90
100
Students 2 5 10 8 15 20 30 15 10 5
Draw an ogive graph. Use the ogive to estimate median. Also find the lowest marks
obtained by the top 25% students of the group. 

Question 8
a) A bag contains 5red, 7blue and 8 green balls. Calculate the probability of the following
Probability that (i) the ball is not blue. (ii) the ball is black and (iii) the ball is red. 
b) B(-3, 1) reflects B in the line y = 0 to get the image B. Write the coordinates of B and the
equation of BB. 
c) Dinesh has a recurring deposit account in bank for 2years at 6% p.a. if he gets Rs.25500 at
the time of maturity. Find the monthly installment. 

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