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NCERT solutions for Mathematics Exemplar Class 10 chapter 9 - Circles [Latest edition]

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Chapter 9: Circles

Exercise 9.1Exercise 9.2Exercise 9.3Exercise 9.4
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Exercise 9.1 [Pages 102 - 104]

NCERT solutions for Mathematics Exemplar Class 10 Chapter 9 Circles Exercise 9.1 [Pages 102 - 104]

Choose the correct alternative:

Exercise 9.1 | Q 1 | Page 102

If radii of two concentric circles are 4 cm and 5 cm, then the length of each chord of one circle which is tangent to the other circle is ______.

  • 3 cm

  • 6 cm

  • 9 cm

  • 1 cm

Exercise 9.1 | Q 2 | Page 102

In figure, if ∠AOB = 125°, then ∠COD is equal to ______.

  • 62.5°

  • 45°

  • 35°

  • 55°

Exercise 9.1 | Q 3 | Page 102

If figure AB is a chord of the circle and AOC is its diameter such that ∠ACB = 50°. If AT is the tangent to the circle at point A, the ∠BAT is equal to ______

 

  • 65°

  • 60°

  • 50°

  • 40°

Exercise 9.1 | Q 4 | Page 103

From a point P which is at a distance of 13 cm from the point O of a circle of radius 5 cm, the pair of tangents PQ and PR to the circle are drawn. Then the area of the quadrilateral PQOR is ______ 

  • 60 cm2

  • 65 cm2

  • 30 cm2

  • 32.5 cm2

Exercise 9.1 | Q 5 | Page 103

At one end A of a diameter AB of a circle of radius 5 cm, tangent XAY is drawn to the circle. The length of the chord CD parallel to XY and at a distance of 8 cm from A is ______ 

  • 4 cm

  • 5 cm

  • 6 cm

  • 8 cm

Exercise 9.1 | Q 6 | Page 103

In figure, AT is a tangent to the circle with centre O such that OT = 4 cm and ∠OTA = 30°. Then AT is equal to ______ 

 

  • 4 cm

  • 2 cm

  • `2sqrt3` cm

  • `4sqrt3` cm

Exercise 9.1 | Q 7 | Page 103

In the following figure, if O is the centre of a circle, PQ is a chord and the tangent PR at P makes an angle of 50° with PQ, then ∠POQ is equal to ______

  • 100°

  • 80°

  • 90°

  • 75°

Exercise 9.1 | Q 8 | Page 103

In figure, if PA and PB are tangents to the circle with centre 0 such that ∠APB = 50°, then ∠AOB is equal to ______ 

  • 25°

  • 30°

  • 40°

  • 50°

Exercise 9.1 | Q 9 | Page 104

If two tangents inclined at an angle of 60° are drawn to a circle of radius 3 cm the length of each tangent is equal to ______

  • `3/2 sqrt(3)` cm

  • 6 cm

  • 3 cm

  • `3sqrt(3)` cm

Exercise 9.1 | Q 10 | Page 104

In figure, if PQR is the tangent to a circle at Q whose centre is O, AB is a chord parallel to PR and ∠BQR = 70°, then ∠AQB is equal to ______ 

 

  • 20°

  • 40°

  • 35°

  • 45°

Exercise 9.2 [Pages 104 - 106]

NCERT solutions for Mathematics Exemplar Class 10 Chapter 9 Circles Exercise 9.2 [Pages 104 - 106]

State whether the following statement is True or False:

Exercise 9.2 | Q 1 | Page 104

If a chord AB subtends an angle of 60° at the centre of a circle, then angle between the tangents at A and B is also 60°.

  • True

  • False

Exercise 9.2 | Q 2 | Page 104

The length of tangent from an external point on a circle is always greater than the radius of the circle.

  • True

  • False

Exercise 9.2 | Q 3 | Page 105

The length of tangent from an external point P on a circle with centre O is always less than OP.

  • True

  • False

Exercise 9.2 | Q 4 | Page 105

The angle between two tangents to a circle may be 0°.

  • True

  • False

Exercise 9.2 | Q 5 | Page 105

If angle between two tangents drawn from a point P to a circle of radius a and centre O is 90°, then OP = `asqrt(2)`

  • True

  • False

Exercise 9.2 | Q 6 | Page 105

If angle between two tangents drawn from a point P to a circle of radius a and centre O is 60°, then OP = `asqrt(3)`

  • True

  • False

Exercise 9.2 | Q 7 | Page 105

The tangent to the circumcircle of an isosceles triangle ABC at A, in which AB = AC, is parallel to BC.

  • True

  • False

Exercise 9.2 | Q 8 | Page 106

If a number of circles touch a given line segment PQ at a point A, then their centres lie on the perpendicular bisector of PQ.

  • True

  • False

Exercise 9.2 | Q 9 | Page 106

If a number of circles pass through the endpoints P and Q of a line segment PQ, then their centres lie on the perpendicular bisector of PQ.

  • True

  • False

Exercise 9.2 | Q 10 | Page 106

AB is a diameter of a circle and AC is its chord such that ∠BAC = 30°. If the tangent at C intersects AB extended at D, then BC = BD.

  • True

  • False

Exercise 9.3 [Pages 107 - 108]

NCERT solutions for Mathematics Exemplar Class 10 Chapter 9 Circles Exercise 9.3 [Pages 107 - 108]

Exercise 9.3 | Q 1 | Page 107

Out of the two concentric circles, the radius of the outer circle is 5 cm and the chord AC of length 8 cm is a tangent to the inner circle. Find the radius of the inner circle.

Exercise 9.3 | Q 2 | Page 107

Two tangents PQ and PR are drawn from an external point to a circle with centre O. Prove that QORP is a cyclic quadrilateral.

Exercise 9.3 | Q 3 | Page 107

If from an external point B of a circle with centre O, two tangents BC and BD are drawn such that ∠DBC = 120°, prove that BC + BD = BO, i.e., BO = 2BC.

Exercise 9.3 | Q 4 | Page 107

Prove that the centre of a circle touching two intersecting lines lies on the angle bisector of the lines .

Exercise 9.3 | Q 5 | Page 107

In the figure, AB and CD are common tangents to two circles of unequal radi. Prove that AB = CD

Exercise 9.3 | Q 6 | Page 107

In Question 5 above, if radii of the two circles are equal, prove that AB = CD.

Exercise 9.3 | Q 7 | Page 107

In figure, common tangents AB and CD to two circles intersect at E. Prove that AB = CD.

Exercise 9.3 | Q 8 | Page 107

A chord PQ of a circle is parallel to the tangent drawn at a point R of the circle. Prove that R bisects the arc PRQ.

Exercise 9.3 | Q 9 | Page 108

Prove that the tangents drawn at the ends of a chord of a circle make equal angles with the chord.

Exercise 9.3 | Q 10 | Page 108

Prove that a diameter AB of a circle bisects all those chords which are parallel to the tangent at the point A.

Exercise 9.4 [Pages 110 - 112]

NCERT solutions for Mathematics Exemplar Class 10 Chapter 9 Circles Exercise 9.4 [Pages 110 - 112]

Exercise 9.4 | Q 1 | Page 110

If a hexagon ABCDEF circumscribe a circle, prove that AB + CD + EF = BC + DE + FA.

Exercise 9.4 | Q 2 | Page 110

Let s denote the semi-perimeter of a triangle ABC in which BC = a, CA = b, AB = c. If a circle touches the sides BC, CA, AB at D, E, F, respectively, prove that BD = s – b.

Exercise 9.4 | Q 3 | Page 110

From an external point P, two tangents, PA and PB are drawn to a circle with centre O. At one point E on the circle tangent is drawn which intersects PA and PB at C and D, respectively. If PA = 10 cm, find the the perimeter of the triangle PCD.

Exercise 9.4 | Q 4 | Page 110

If AB is a chord of a circle with centre O, AOC is a diameter and AT is the tangent at A as shown in figure. Prove that ∠BAT = ∠ACB

Exercise 9.4 | Q 5 | Page 110

Two circles with centres O and O' of radii 3 cm and 4 cm, respectively intersect at two points P and Q such that OP and O'P are tangents to the two circles. Find the length of the common chord PQ.

Exercise 9.4 | Q 6 | Page 110

In a right triangle ABC in which ∠B = 90°, a circle is drawn with AB as diameter intersecting the hypotenuse AC and P. Prove that the tangent to the circle at P bisects BC.

Exercise 9.4 | Q 7 | Page 110

In figure, tangents PQ and PR are drawn to a circle such that ∠RPQ = 30°. A chord RS is drawn parallel to the tangent PQ. Find the ∠RQS.

Exercise 9.4 | Q 8 | Page 111

AB is a diameter and AC is a chord of a circle with centre O such that ∠BAC = 30°. The tangent at C intersects extended AB at a point D. Prove that BC = BD.

Exercise 9.4 | Q 9 | Page 111

Prove that the tangent drawn at the mid-point of an arc of a circle is parallel to the chord joining the end points of the arc.

Exercise 9.4 | Q 10 | Page 111

In figure the common tangent, AB and CD to two circles with centres O and O' intersect at E. Prove that the points O, E, O' are collinear.

Exercise 9.4 | Q 11 | Page 111

In figure. O is the centre of a circle of radius 5 cm, T is a point such that OT = 13 cm and OT intersects the circle at E. If AB is the tangent to the circle at E, find the length of AB.

Exercise 9.4 | Q 12 | Page 112

The tangent at a point C of a circle and a diameter AB when extended intersect at P. If ∠PCA = 110°, find ∠CBA see figure

Exercise 9.4 | Q 13 | Page 112

If an isosceles triangle ABC, in which AB = AC = 6 cm, is inscribed in a circle of radius 9 cm, find the area of the triangle

Exercise 9.4 | Q 14 | Page 112

A is a point at a distance 13 cm from the centre O of a circle of radius 5 cm. AP and AQ are the tangents to the circle at P and Q. If a tangent BC is drawn at a point R lying on the minor arc PQ to intersect AP at B and AQ at C, find the perimeter of the ∆ABC.

Chapter 9: Circles

Exercise 9.1Exercise 9.2Exercise 9.3Exercise 9.4
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NCERT solutions for Mathematics Exemplar Class 10 chapter 9 - Circles

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