Prove that the lengths of the tangents drawn from an external point to a circle are equal.

Concept: Number of Tangents from a Point on a Circle

Prove that the tangent at any point of a circle is perpendicular to the radius through the point of contact.

Concept: Tangent to a Circle

Prove that a parallelogram circumscribing a circle is a rhombus.

Concept: Number of Tangents from a Point on a Circle

A bucket open at the top is in the form of a frustum of a cone with a capacity of 12308.8 cm^{3}. The radii of the top and bottom circular ends are 20 cm and 12 cm, respectively. Find the height of the bucket and the area of metal sheet used in making the bucket. (use *π* = 3.14)

Concept: Heights and Distances

Prove that opposite sides of a quadrilateral circumscribing a circle subtend supplementary angles at the centre of the circle.

Concept: Number of Tangents from a Point on a Circle

Prove that the tangents drawn at the ends of a diameter of a circle are parallel.

Concept: Number of Tangents from a Point on a Circle

In Figure , two concentric circles with centre O, have radii 21cm and 42 cm. If ∠ AOB = 60°, find the area of the shaded region. [use π=22/7]

Concept: Circumference of a Circle

In Figure , two concentric circles with centre O, have radii 21cm and 42 cm. If ∠ AOB = 60°, find the area of the shaded region. [use π=22/7]

Concept: Circumference of a Circle

In an AP of 50 terms, the sum of first 10 terms is 210 and the sum of its last 15 terms is 2565. Find the A.P.

Concept: Arithmetic Progression

Solve the following quadratic equation for x: `4x^2 + 4bx – (a^2 – b^2) = 0`

Concept: Solutions of Quadratic Equations by Completing the Square

A motorboat whose speed is 18 km/hr in still water takes 1 hr more to go 24 km upstream than to return downstream to the same spot. Find the speed of the stream.

Concept: Concept of Polynomials

A motorboat whose speed is 18 km/hr in still water takes 1 hr more to go 24 km upstream than to return downstream to the same spot. Find the speed of the stream.

Concept: Concept of Polynomials

Construct a triangle ABC with sides BC = 7 cm, ∠B = 45° and ∠A = 105°. Then construct a triangle whose sides are `3/4` times the corresponding sides of ∆ABC.

Concept: Application of Pythagoras Theorem in Acute Angle and Obtuse Angle

In the given figure, OACB is a quadrant of a circle with centre O and radius 3.5 cm. If OD = 2 cm, find the area of the shaded region.

Concept: Areas of Sector and Segment of a Circle

Water is flowing at the rate of 2.52 km/h through a cylindrical pipe into a cylindrical tank, the radius of whose base is 40 cm. If the increase in the level of water in the tank, in half an hour is 3.15 m, find the internal diameter of the pipe.

Concept: Concept of Surface Area, Volume, and Capacity

Water is flowing at the rate of 2.52 km/h through a cylindrical pipe into a cylindrical tank, the radius of whose base is 40 cm. If the increase in the level of water in the tank, in half an hour is 3.15 m, find the internal diameter of the pipe.

Concept: Concept of Surface Area, Volume, and Capacity

What is the HCF of the smallest prime number and the smallest composite number?

Concept: Fundamental Theorem of Arithmetic

Given that `sqrt2` is irrational prove that `(5 + 3sqrt2)` is an irrational number

Concept: Concept of Irrational Numbers

Find HCF and LCM of 404 and 96 and verify that HCF × LCM = Product of the two given numbers.

Concept: Fundamental Theorem of Arithmetic

A shopkeeper buys some books for Rs 80. If he had bought 4 more books for the same amount, each book would have cost Rs 1 less. Find the number of books he bought.

Concept: Real Numbers Examples and Solutions