# NCERT solutions for Mathematics Exemplar Class 9 chapter 12 - Heron's Formula [Latest edition]

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## Chapter 12: Heron's Formula

Exercise 12.1Exercise 12.2Exercise 12.3Exercise 12.4
Exercise 12.1 [Pages 113 - 114]

### NCERT solutions for Mathematics Exemplar Class 9 Chapter 12 Heron's Formula Exercise 12.1 [Pages 113 - 114]

#### State whether the following statement is True or False:

Exercise 12.1 | Q 1 | Page 113

An isosceles right triangle has area 8 cm2. The length of its hypotenuse is ______.

• sqrt(32) cm

• sqrt(16) cm

• sqrt(48) cm

• sqrt(24) cm

Exercise 12.1 | Q 2 | Page 114

The perimeter of an equilateral triangle is 60 m. The area is ______.

• 10sqrt(3) cm2

• 15sqrt(3) cm2

• 20sqrt(3) cm2

• 100sqrt(3) cm2

Exercise 12.1 | Q 3 | Page 114

The sides of a triangle are 56 cm, 60 cm and 52 cm long. Then the area of the triangle is ______.

• 1322 cm2

• 1311 cm2

• 1344 cm2

• 1392 cm

Exercise 12.1 | Q 4 | Page 114

The area of an equilateral triangle with side 2sqrt(3) cm is ______.

• 5.196 cm

• 0.866 cm2

• 3.496 cm2

• 1.732 cm2

Exercise 12.1 | Q 5 | Page 114

The length of each side of an equilateral triangle having an area of 9sqrt(3)cm2 is ______.

• 8 cm

• 36 cm

• 4 cm

• 6 cm

Exercise 12.1 | Q 6 | Page 114

If the area of an equilateral triangle is 16sqrt(3) cm2, then the perimeter of the triangle is ______.

• 48 cm

• 24 cm

• 12 cm

• 36 cm

Exercise 12.1 | Q 7 | Page 114

The sides of a triangle are 35 cm, 54 cm and 61 cm, respectively. The length of its longest altitude ______.

• 16sqrt(5) cm

• 10sqrt(5) cm

• 24sqrt(5) cm

• 28 cm

Exercise 12.1 | Q 8 | Page 114

The area of an isosceles triangle having base 2 cm and the length of one of the equal sides 4 cm, is ______.

• sqrt(15) cm2

• sqrt(15/2) cm2

• 2sqrt(15) cm2

• 4sqrt(15) cm2

Exercise 12.1 | Q 9 | Page 114

The edges of a triangular board are 6 cm, 8 cm and 10 cm. The cost of painting it at the rate of 9 paise per cm2 is ______.

• Rs 2.00

• Rs 2.16

• Rs 2.48

• Rs 3.00

Exercise 12.2 [Page 115]

### NCERT solutions for Mathematics Exemplar Class 9 Chapter 12 Heron's Formula Exercise 12.2 [Page 115]

#### State whether the following statement is True or False:

Exercise 12.2 | Q 1 | Page 115

The area of a triangle with base 4 cm and height 6 cm is 24 cm2.

• True

• False

Exercise 12.2 | Q 2 | Page 115

The area of ∆ABC is 8 cm2 in which AB = AC = 4 cm and ∠A = 90º.

• True

• False

Exercise 12.2 | Q 3 | Page 115

The area of the isosceles triangle is 5/4 sqrt(11) cm2, if the perimeter is 11 cm and the base is 5 cm.

• True

• False

Exercise 12.2 | Q 4 | Page 115

The area of the equilateral triangle is 20sqrt(3) cm2 whose each side is 8 cm.

• True

• False

Exercise 12.2 | Q 5 | Page 115

If the side of a rhombus is 10 cm and one diagonal is 16 cm, the area of the rhombus is 96 cm2.

• True

• False

Exercise 12.2 | Q 6 | Page 115

The base and the corresponding altitude of a parallelogram are 10 cm and 3.5 cm, respectively. The area of the parallelogram is 30 cm2.

• True

• False

Exercise 12.2 | Q 7 | Page 115

The area of a regular hexagon of side ‘a’ is the sum of the areas of the five equilateral triangles with side a.

• True

• False

Exercise 12.2 | Q 8 | Page 115

The cost of levelling the ground in the form of a triangle having the sides 51 m, 37 m and 20 m at the rate of Rs 3 per m2 is Rs 918.

• True

• False

Exercise 12.2 | Q 9 | Page 115

In a triangle, the sides are given as 11 cm, 12 cm and 13 cm. The length of the altitude is 10.25 cm corresponding to the side having length 12 cm.

• True

• False

Exercise 12.3 [Page 117]

### NCERT solutions for Mathematics Exemplar Class 9 Chapter 12 Heron's Formula Exercise 12.3 [Page 117]

Exercise 12.3 | Q 1 | Page 117

Find the cost of laying grass in a triangular field of sides 50 m, 65 m and 65 m at the rate of Rs 7 per m2.

Exercise 12.3 | Q 2 | Page 117

The triangular side walls of a flyover have been used for advertisements. The sides of the walls are 13 m, 14 m and 15 m. The advertisements yield an earning of Rs 2000 per m2 a year. A company hired one of its walls for 6 months. How much rent did it pay?

Exercise 12.3 | Q 3 | Page 117

From a point in the interior of an equilateral triangle, perpendiculars are drawn on the three sides. The lengths of the perpendiculars are 14 cm, 10 cm and 6 cm. Find the area of the triangle.

Exercise 12.3 | Q 4 | Page 117

The perimeter of an isosceles triangle is 32 cm. The ratio of the equal side to its base is 3:2. Find the area of the triangle.

Exercise 12.3 | Q 5 | Page 117

Find the area of a parallelogram given in figure. Also find the length of the altitude from vertex A on the side DC.

Exercise 12.3 | Q 6 | Page 117

A field in the form of a parallelogram has sides 60 m and 40 m and one of its diagonals is 80 m long. Find the area of the parallelogram.

Exercise 12.3 | Q 7 | Page 117

The perimeter of a triangular field is 420 m and its sides are in the ratio 6:7:8. Find the area of the triangular field.

Exercise 12.3 | Q 8 | Page 117

The sides of a quadrilateral ABCD are 6 cm, 8 cm, 12 cm and 14 cm (taken in order) respectively, and the angle between the first two sides is a right angle. Find its area.

Exercise 12.3 | Q 9 | Page 117

A rhombus shaped sheet with perimeter 40 cm and one diagonal 12 cm, is painted on both sides at the rate of Rs 5 per m2 . Find the cost of painting.

Exercise 12.3 | Q 10 | Page 117

Find the area of the trapezium PQRS with height PQ given in figure

Exercise 12.4 [Pages 118 - 120]

### NCERT solutions for Mathematics Exemplar Class 9 Chapter 12 Heron's Formula Exercise 12.4 [Pages 118 - 120]

Exercise 12.4 | Q 1 | Page 118

How much paper of each shade is needed to make a kite given in figure, in which ABCD is a square with diagonal 44 cm.

Exercise 12.4 | Q 2 | Page 119

The perimeter of a triangle is 50 cm. One side of a triangle is 4 cm longer than the smaller side and the third side is 6 cm less than twice the smaller side. Find the area of the triangle.

Exercise 12.4 | Q 3 | Page 119

The area of a trapezium is 475 cm2 and the height is 19 cm. Find the lengths of its two parallel sides if one side is 4 cm greater than the other.

Exercise 12.4 | Q 4 | Page 119

A rectangular plot is given for constructing a house, having a measurement of 40 m long and 15 m in the front. According to the laws, a minimum of 3 m, wide space should be left in the front and back each and 2 m wide space on each of other sides. Find the largest area where house can be constructed.

Exercise 12.4 | Q 5 | Page 119

A field is in the shape of a trapezium having parallel sides 90 m and 30 m. These sides meet the third side at right angles. The length of the fourth side is 100 m. If it costs Rs 4 to plough 1 m2 of the field, find the total cost of ploughing the field.

Exercise 12.4 | Q 6 | Page 119

In figure, ∆ ABC has sides AB = 7.5 cm, AC = 6.5 cm and BC = 7 cm. On base BC a parallelogram DBCE of same area as that of ∆ABC is constructed. Find the height DF of the parallelogram.

Exercise 12.4 | Q 7 | Page 119

The dimensions of a rectangle ABCD are 51 cm × 25 cm. A trapezium PQCD with its parallel sides QC and PD in the ratio 9:8, is cut off from the rectangle as shown in the figure. If the area of the trapezium PQCD is 5/6 h part of the area of the rectangle, find the lengths QC and PD.

Exercise 12.4 | Q 8 | Page 120

A design is made on a rectangular tile of dimensions 50 cm × 70 cm as shown in figure. The design shows 8 triangles, each of sides 26 cm, 17 cm and 25 cm. Find the total area of the design and the remaining area of the tile.

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## Chapter 12: Heron's Formula

Exercise 12.1Exercise 12.2Exercise 12.3Exercise 12.4

## NCERT solutions for Mathematics Exemplar Class 9 chapter 12 - Heron's Formula

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