# NCERT solutions for Class 10 Maths chapter 8 - Introduction to Trigonometry [Latest edition]

## Solutions for Chapter 8: Introduction to Trigonometry

Below listed, you can find solutions for Chapter 8 of CBSE NCERT for Class 10 Maths.

Exercise 8.1Exercise 8.2Exercise 8.3Exercise 8.4
Exercise 8.1 [Page 181]

### NCERT solutions for Class 10 Maths Chapter 8 Introduction to Trigonometry Exercise 8.1 [Page 181]

Exercise 8.1 | Q 1.1 | Page 181

In ΔABC right angled at B, AB = 24 cm, BC = 7 m. Determine

sin A, cos A

Exercise 8.1 | Q 1.2 | Page 181

In ΔABC right angled at B, AB = 24 cm, BC = 7 m. Determine sin C, cos C

Exercise 8.1 | Q 2 | Page 181

In Given Figure, find tan P – cot R.

Exercise 8.1 | Q 3 | Page 181

If sin A =3/4 , calculate cos A and tan A.

Exercise 8.1 | Q 4 | Page 181

Given 15 cot A = 8. Find sin A and sec A

Exercise 8.1 | Q 5 | Page 181

Given sec θ = 13/12 , calculate all other trigonometric ratios.

Exercise 8.1 | Q 6 | Page 181

If ∠A and ∠B are acute angles such that cos A = cos B, then show that ∠A = ∠B.

Exercise 8.1 | Q 7.1 | Page 181

If cot θ = 7/8 evaluate ((1+sin θ )(1-sin θ))/((1+cos θ)(1-cos θ))

Exercise 8.1 | Q 7.2 | Page 181

If cot θ = 7/8, evaluate cot2 θ

Exercise 8.1 | Q 8 | Page 181

If 3 cot A = 4, Check whether ((1-tan^2 A)/(1+tan^2 A)) = cos^2 A - sin^2 A or not

Exercise 8.1 | Q 9 | Page 181

In ΔABC, right angled at B. If tan A = 1/sqrt3 , find the value of

(i) sin A cos C + cos A sin C

(ii) cos A cos C − sin A sin C

Exercise 8.1 | Q 10 | Page 181

In ΔPQR, right angled at Q, PR + QR = 25 cm and PQ = 5 cm. Determine the values of sin P, cos P and tan P.

Exercise 8.1 | Q 11.1 | Page 181

The value of tan A is always less than 1.

Exercise 8.1 | Q 11.2 | Page 181

sec A = 12/5 for some value of angle A.

Exercise 8.1 | Q 11.3 | Page 181

cos A is the abbreviation used for the cosecant of angle A.

Exercise 8.1 | Q 11.4 | Page 181

State whether the following are true or false. Justify your answer. cot A is the product of cot and A

Exercise 8.1 | Q 11.5 | Page 181

sin θ =4/3, for some angle θ

Exercise 8.2 [Page 187]

### NCERT solutions for Class 10 Maths Chapter 8 Introduction to Trigonometry Exercise 8.2 [Page 187]

Exercise 8.2 | Q 1.1 | Page 187

Evaluate the following in the simplest form: sin 60º cos 30º + cos 60º sin 30º

Exercise 8.2 | Q 1.2 | Page 187

Evaluate the following : 2tan245° + cos230° − sin260°

Exercise 8.2 | Q 1.3 | Page 187

Evaluate the following : (cos 45°)/(sec 30° + cosec 30°)

Exercise 8.2 | Q 1.4 | Page 187

Evaluate the following

(sin 30° + tan 45° – cosec 60°)/(sec 30° + cos 60° + cot 45°)

Exercise 8.2 | Q 1.5 | Page 187

Evaluate the following

(5cos^2 60° + 4sec^2 30° - tan^2 45°)/(sin^2 30°+cos^2 30°)

Exercise 8.2 | Q 2.1 | Page 187

Choose the correct option and justify your choice

(2 tan 30°)/(1+tan^2 30°)

• sin 60°

• cos 60°

• tan 60°

• sin 30°

Exercise 8.2 | Q 2.2 | Page 187

Choose the correct option and justify your choice.

(1- tan^2 45°)/(1+tan^2 45°)

• tan 90°

• 1

• sin 45°

• 0

Exercise 8.2 | Q 2.3 | Page 187

Choose the correct option and justify your choice :

sin 2A = 2 sin A is true when A =

• 30°

• 45°

• 60°

Exercise 8.2 | Q 2.4 | Page 187

Choose the correct option and justify your choice :

(2 tan 30°)/(1-tan^2 30°)

• cos 60°

• sin 60°

• tan 60°

• sin 30°

Exercise 8.2 | Q 3 | Page 187

If tan (A + B) = sqrt3 and tan (A – B) = 1/sqrt3 ; 0° < A + B ≤ 90° ; A > B, find A and B.

Exercise 8.2 | Q 4.1 | Page 187

sin (A + B) = sin A + sin B

• True

• False

Exercise 8.2 | Q 4.2 | Page 187

The value of sinθ increases as θ increases

• True

• False

Exercise 8.2 | Q 4.3 | Page 187

The value of cos θ increases as θ increases

• True

• False

Exercise 8.2 | Q 4.4 | Page 187

sinθ = cos θ for all values of θ

• True

• False

Exercise 8.2 | Q 4.5 | Page 187

cot A is not defined for A = 0°

• True

• False

Exercise 8.3 [Pages 189 - 190]

### NCERT solutions for Class 10 Maths Chapter 8 Introduction to Trigonometry Exercise 8.3 [Pages 189 - 190]

Exercise 8.3 | Q 1.1 | Page 189

Evaluate (sin 18^@)/(cos 72^@)

Exercise 8.3 | Q 1.2 | Page 189

Evaluate (tan 26^@)/(cot 64^@)

Exercise 8.3 | Q 1.3 | Page 189

Evaluate cos 48° − sin 42°

Exercise 8.3 | Q 1.4 | Page 189

Evaluate cosec 31° − sec 59°

Exercise 8.3 | Q 2.1 | Page 189

Show that tan 48° tan 23° tan 42° tan 67° = 1

Exercise 8.3 | Q 2.2 | Page 189

Show that cos 38° cos 52° − sin 38° sin 52° = 0

Exercise 8.3 | Q 3 | Page 189

If tan 2A = cot (A – 18°), where 2A is an acute angle, find the value of A

Exercise 8.3 | Q 4 | Page 189

If tan A = cot B, prove that A + B = 90

Exercise 8.3 | Q 5 | Page 189

If sec 4A = cosec (A− 20°), where 4A is an acute angle, find the value of A.

Exercise 8.3 | Q 6 | Page 190

If A, B and C are interior angles of a triangle ABC, then show that \sin( \frac{B+C}{2} )=\cos \frac{A}{2}

Exercise 8.3 | Q 7 | Page 190

Express sin 67° + cos 75° in terms of trigonometric ratios of angles between 0° and 45°

Exercise 8.4 [Pages 193 - 194]

### NCERT solutions for Class 10 Maths Chapter 8 Introduction to Trigonometry Exercise 8.4 [Pages 193 - 194]

Exercise 8.4 | Q 1 | Page 193

Express the trigonometric ratios sin A, sec A and tan A in terms of cot A.

Exercise 8.4 | Q 2 | Page 193

Write all the other trigonometric ratios of ∠A in terms of sec A.

Exercise 8.4 | Q 3.1 | Page 193

Evaluate

(sin ^2 63^@ + sin^2 27^@)/(cos^2 17^@+cos^2 73^@)

Exercise 8.4 | Q 3.2 | Page 193

Evaluate sin25° cos65° + cos25° sin65°

Exercise 8.4 | Q 4.1 | Page 193

Choose the correct option. Justify your choice.

9 sec2 A − 9 tan2 A =

• 1

• 9

• 8

• 0

Exercise 8.4 | Q 4.2 | Page 193

Choose the correct option. Justify your choice.

(1 + tan θ + sec θ) (1 + cot θ − cosec θ)

• 0

• 1

• 2

• -1

Exercise 8.4 | Q 4.3 | Page 193

Choose the correct option. Justify your choice.

(secA + tanA) (1 − sinA) =

• secA

• sinA

• cosecA

• cosA

Exercise 8.4 | Q 4.4 | Page 193

Choose the correct option. Justify your choice.

(1+tan^2A)/(1+cot^2A)

• secA

• −1

• cotA

• tanA

Exercise 8.4 | Q 5.01 | Page 193

Prove the following identities, where the angles involved are acute angles for which the expressions are defined

(cosec θ – cot θ)^2 = (1-cos theta)/(1 + cos theta)

Exercise 8.4 | Q 5.02 | Page 193

Prove the following identities, where the angles involved are acute angles for which the expressions are defined

cos A/(1 + sin A) + (1 + sin A)/cos A = 2 sec A

Exercise 8.4 | Q 5.03 | Page 194

Prove the following identities, where the angles involved are acute angles for which the expressions are defined

(tantheta)/(1-cottheta) + (cottheta)/(1-tantheta) = 1+secthetacosectheta

Exercise 8.4 | Q 5.04 | Page 194

Prove the following identities, where the angles involved are acute angles for which the expressions are defined.

(1+ secA)/sec A = (sin^2A)/(1-cosA)

[Hint : Simplify LHS and RHS separately]

Exercise 8.4 | Q 5.05 | Page 194

Prove the following identities, where the angles involved are acute angles for which the expressions are defined.

(cos A-sinA+1)/(cosA+sinA-1)=cosecA+cotA

Exercise 8.4 | Q 5.06 | Page 194

Prove the following identities, where the angles involved are acute angles for which the expressions are defined.

sqrt((1+sinA)/(1-sinA)) = secA + tanA

Exercise 8.4 | Q 5.07 | Page 194

Prove the following identities, where the angles involved are acute angles for which the expressions are defined

(sin theta-2sin^3theta)/(2cos^3theta -costheta) = tan theta

Exercise 8.4 | Q 5.08 | Page 194

Prove the following identities, where the angles involved are acute angles for which the expressions are defined.
(sin A + cosec A)2 + (cos A + sec A)2 = 7 + tan2 A + cot2 A

Exercise 8.4 | Q 5.09 | Page 194

Prove the following identities, where the angles involved are acute angles for which the expressions are defined.
(cosec A – sin A) (sec A – cos A)=1/(tanA+cotA)

[Hint : Simplify LHS and RHS separately]

Exercise 8.4 | Q 5.1 | Page 194

Prove the following identities, where the angles involved are acute angles for which the expressions are defined.

((1+tan^2A)/(1+cot^2A))=((1-tanA)/(1-cotA))^2=tan^2A

## Solutions for Chapter 8: Introduction to Trigonometry

Exercise 8.1Exercise 8.2Exercise 8.3Exercise 8.4

## NCERT solutions for Class 10 Maths chapter 8 - Introduction to Trigonometry

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