# RD Sharma solutions for Mathematics for Class 9 chapter 7 - Linear Equations in Two Variables [Latest edition]

#### Chapters ## Chapter 7: Linear Equations in Two Variables

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### RD Sharma solutions for Mathematics for Class 9 Chapter 7 Linear Equations in Two Variables [Page undefined]

Q 1.1

Express the following linear equations in the form ax + by + c = 0 and indicate the values of
a, b and c in each case :

-2x + 3y = 12

Q 1.2

Express the following linear equations in the form ax + by + c = 0 and indicate the values of
a, b and c in each case:

x - y/2- 5 = 0

Q 1.3

Express the following linear equations in the form ax + by + c = 0 and indicate the values of
a, b and c in each case:

2x + 3y = 9.35

Q 1.4

Express the following linear equations in the form ax + by + c = 0 and indicate the values of
a, b and c in each case:

3x = -7y

Q 1.5

Express the following linear equations in the form ax + by + c = 0 and indicate the values of
a, b and c in each case:

2x + 3 = 0

Q 1.6

Express the following linear equations in the form ax + by + c = 0 and indicate the values of
a, b and c in each case:

y – 5 = 0

Q 1.7

Express the following linear equations in the form ax + by + c = 0 and indicate the values of
a, b and c in each case:

4 = 3x

Q 1.8

Express the following linear equations in the form ax + by + c = 0 and indicate the values of
a, b and c in each case:

y = x / 2

Q 2.1

Write  the following as an equation in two variable :

2x = −3

Q 2.2

Write the following as an equation in two variable :

y = 3

Q 2.3

Write the following as an equation in two variable :

5x = 7/2

Q 2.4

Write the following as an equation in two variable :

y = 3/2 x

Q 3

The cost of ball pen is Rs. 5 less than half of the cost of fountain pen. Write this statement as
a linear equation in two variables.

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Q 1.1

Write two solutions for the following equation :

3x + 4y = 7

Q 1.2

Write two solutions of the following equation :

x = 6y

Q 1.3

Write two solutions for the following equation :

x + 𝜋y = 4

Q 1.4

Write two solutions for the following equation :

2/3 x - y = 4

Q 2.1

Write two solutions of the form x = 0, y = a and x = b, y = 0 for the following equation :

5x – 2y = 10

Q 2.2

Write two solutions of the form x = 0, y = a and x = b, y = 0 for the following equation :

−4x + 3y = 12

Q 2.3

Write two solutions of the form x = 0, y = a and x = b, y = 0 for the following equation :

2𝑥 + 3𝑦 = 24

Q 3

Check which of the following are solutions of the equation 2x – y = 6 and which are not :

(1) (3, 0)    (2) (0, 6)    (3) (2, −2)     (4) (√3, 0 )    (5) (1/2,-5)

Q 4

If x = −1, y = 2 is a solution of the equation 3x + 4y = k, find the value of k.

Q 5

Find the value of 𝜆, if x = −𝜆 and y =5/2
is a solution of the equation x + 4y – 7 = 0.

Q 6

If x = 2𝛼 + 1 and y = 𝛼 – 1 is a solution of the equation 2x−3y + 5 = 0, find the value of 𝛼.

Q 7

If x = 1 and y = 6 is a solution of the equation 8x – ay + a2 = 0, find the value of a.

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Q 1.1

Draw the graph of the following linear equations in two variables:- x + y = 4

Q 1.2

Draw the graph of the following linear equations in two variables:- x – y = 2

Q 1.3

Draw the graph of the following linear equation in two variable : –x + y = 6

Q 1.4

Draw the graph of  the following linear equation in two variable : y = 2x

Q 1.5

Draw the graph of the following linear equation in two variable : 3x + 5y = 15

Q 1.6

Draw the graph of the following linear equation in two variable :  x / 2 - y/ 3 = 2

Q 1.7

Draw the graph of the following linear equation in two variable :  (x-2)/3 = y - 3

Q 1.8

Draw the graph of the following linear equations in two variable : 2𝑦 = −𝑥 + 1

Q 2

Give the equations of two lines passing through (3, 12). How many more such lines are there,
and why?

Q 3

A three-wheeler scooter charges Rs 15 for first kilometer and Rs 8 each for every subsequent
kilometer. For a distance of x km, an amount of Rs y is paid. Write the linear equation
representing the above information.

Q 4

A lending library has a fixed charge for the first three days and an additional charge for each
day thereafter. Aarushi paid Rs 27 for a book kept for seven days. If fixed charges are Rs 𝑥
and per day charges are Rs y. Write the linear equation representing the above information.

Q 5

A number is 27 more than the number obtained by reversing its digits. If its unit’s and ten’s
digit are x and y respectively, write the linear equation representing the above statement.

Q 6

The sum of a two digit number and the number obtained by reversing the order of its digits
is 121. If units and ten’s digit of the number are x and y respectively then write the linear
equation representing the above statement.

Q 7

Plot the points (3, 5) and (− 1, 3) on a graph paper and verify that the straight line passing
through these points also passes through the point (1, 4).

Q 8

From the choices given below, choose the equation whose graph is given in Fig. below.
(i) y = x    (ii) x + y = 0    (iii) y = 2x   (iv) 2 + 3y = 7x [Hint: Clearly, (-1, 1) and (1, -1) satisfy the equation x + y = 0]

Q 9

From the choices given below, choose the equation whose graph is given in fig. below.
(i)  y = x + 2   (ii)  y = x – 2   (iii) y = −x + 2   (iv) x + 2y = 6 [Hint: Clearly, (2, 0) and (−1, 3) satisfy the equation y = −x + 2]

Q 10

If the point (2, -2) lies on the graph of the linear equation 5x + ky = 4, find the value of k.

Q 11

Draw the graph of the equation 2x + 3y = 12. From the graph, find the coordinates of the
point: (i) whose y-coordinates is 3. (ii) whose x-coordinate is −3.

Q 12.1

Draw the graph of the equation given below. Also, find the coordinates of the point
where the graph cuts the coordinate axes :  6x − 3y = 12

Q 12.2

Draw the graph of the equation given below. Also, find the coordinates of the point
where the graph cuts the coordinate axes :  −x + 4y = 8

Q 12.3

Draw the graph of the equation given below. Also, find the coordinates of the point
where the graph cuts the coordinate axes :  2x + y = 6

Q 12.4

Draw the graph of the equation given below. Also, find the coordinate of the points
where the graph cuts the coordinate axes : 3x + 2y + 6 = 0

Q 13

Draw the graph of the equation 2x + y = 6. Shade the region bounded by the graph and the
coordinate axes. Also, find the area of the shaded region.

Q 14

Draw the graph of the equatio  x / y + y /4 = 1 Also, find the area of the triangle formed by the
line and the co-ordinates axes.

Q 15

Draw the graph of y = | x |.

Q 16

Draw the graph of y = | x | + 2.

Q 17

Draw the graphs of the following linear equations on the same graph paper: 2x + 3y = 12, x
– y = 1.
Find the coordinates of the vertices of the triangle formed by the two straight lines and the
y-axis. Also, find the area of the triangle.

Q 18

Draw the graphs of the linear equations 4x − 3y + 4 = 0 and 4x + 3y − 20 = 0. Find the area
bounded by these lines and x-axis.

Q 19

The path of a train A is given by the equation 3x + 4y − 12 = 0 and the path of another train
B is given by the equation 6x + 8y − 48 = 0. Represent this situation graphically.

Q 20

Ravish tells his daughter Aarushi, “Seven years ago, I was seven times as old as you were
then. Also, three years from now, I shall be three times as old as you will be”. If present ages
of Aarushi and Ravish are x and y years respectively, represent this situation algebraically as
well as graphically.

Q 21

Aarushi was driving a car with uniform speed of 60 km/h. Draw distance-time graph. From
the graph, find the distance travelled by Aarushi in

(1)   2 1/2  Hours      (2)  1/2  Hour

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Q 1.1
Give the geometric representation of the following equation
(a) on the number line   (b) on the Cartesian plane :  x = 2
Q 1.2

Give the geometric representation of the following equation
(a) on the number line    (b) on the Cartesian plane  :  y + 3 = 0

Q 1.3

Give the geometric representation of the following equation
(a) on the number line   (b) on the Cartesian plane :   y = 3

Q 1.4

Give the geometric representation  of the following equation
(a) on the number line    (b) on the Cartesian plane :   2x + 9 = 0

Q 1.5

Give the geometric representation of the following equation
(a) on the number line     (b) on the Cartesian plane :   3x – 5 = 0

Q 2.1

Give the geometrical representation of 2x + 13 = 0 as an equation in one variable .

Q 2.2

Give the geometrical representation of 2x + 13 = 0 as an equation in two variables .

Q 3.1

Solve the equation 3x + 2 = x − 8, and represent the solution on the number line .

Q 3.2

Solve the equation 3x + 2 = x − 8, and represent the solution on the
Cartesian plane .

Q 4.1

Write the equation of the line that is parallel to x-axis and passing through the point  (0, 3) .

Q 4.2

Write the equation of the line that is parallel to x-axis and passing through the point   (0, -4) .

Q 4.3

Write the equation of the line that is parallel to x-axis and passing through the point  (2, -5) .

Q 4.4

Write the equation of the line that is parallel to x-axis and passing through the point  (3, 4) .

Q 5.1

Write the equation of the line that is parallel to y-axis and passing through the point  (4, 0) .

Q 5.2

Write the equation of the line that is parallel to y-axis and passing through the point  (−2, 0 ) .

Q 5.3

Write the equation of the line that is parallel to y-axis and passing through the point (3, 5) .

Q 5.4

Write the equation of the line that is parallel to y-axis and passing through the point  (− 4, −3) .

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