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The Length, Breadth and Height of a Room Are 8 M 25 Cm, 6 M 75 Cm and 4 M 50 Cm, Respectively. Determine the Longest Rod Which Can Measure the Three Dimensions of the Room Exactly. - CBSE Class 10 - Mathematics

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The length, breadth and height of a room are 8 m 25 cm, 6 m 75 cm and 4 m 50 cm, respectively. Determine the longest rod which can measure the three dimensions of the room exactly.

Solution

Length of room = 8m 25cm = 825 cm

Breadth of room = 6m 75m = 675 cm

Height of room = 4m 50m = 450 cm

∴ The required longest rod

= HCF of 825, 675 and 450

First consider 675 and 450

By applying Euclid’s division lemma

675 = 450 × 1 + 225

450 = 225 × 2 + 0

∴ HCF of 675 and 450 = 825

Now consider 625 and 825

By applying Euclid’s division lemma

825 = 225 × 3 + 150

225 = 150 × 1 + 75

150 = 75 × 2 + 0

HCF of 825, 675 and 450 = 75

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 RD Sharma Solution for 10 Mathematics (2018 to Current)
Chapter 1: Real Numbers
Ex. 1.20 | Q: 21 | Page no. 28

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Solution The Length, Breadth and Height of a Room Are 8 M 25 Cm, 6 M 75 Cm and 4 M 50 Cm, Respectively. Determine the Longest Rod Which Can Measure the Three Dimensions of the Room Exactly. Concept: Euclid’s Division Lemma.
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