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# ICSE IX | MATHEMATICS

## Sample Paper 1 Solution

ICSE Board
Class IX Mathematics
Sample Paper 1 Solution
Time: 2 hrs

Total Marks: 80

## 1. Answers to this paper must be written on the paper provided separately.

2. You will NOT be allowed to write during the first 15 minutes. This time is to be spent in
3. The time given at the head of this paper is the time allowed for writing the answers.
4. This question paper is divided into two Sections.
Attempt all questions from Section A and any four questions from Section B.
5. Intended marks for questions or parts of questions are given in brackets along the
questions.
6. All working, including rough work, must be clearly shown and should be done on the
same sheet as the rest of the answer. Omission of essential working will result in loss of
marks.
7. Mathematical tables are provided.
SECTION A
Q. 1.
(a) Here,
C.I. Rs. 287,r 5%p.a.,n 2 years
n

r
C.I. P 1
1 287

100

5
P 1

1
287
100

105 2

1
= 287

100
21 2

P 1 = 287

20
441 400
P
= 287
400

41
P
287
400
287 400
P
41
Thus P = Rs. 2,800

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ICSE IX | MATHEMATICS
Sample Paper 1 Solution

2

p
q

------(1)

## Where p and q are integers, co-prime to each other and q 0 .

On squaring both sides, we get

p2
p2 2q2 (2)
q2

## By eq. (2) we can say that p2 is an even integer

p is also an even integer ( the square of an even integer is always even)
Let p = 2k, where k is an integer.
From (2),

p2 = 2q2
(2k)2 = 2q2
4k 2 = 2q2 q2 = 2k 2
q2 is an even integer, q is also an even integer.

p and q have a common factor 2 which contradicts the hypothesis that p, q are coprime to each other.
2 is an irrational number.

## (c) Let the price at which A purchased the table be Rs. x.

100 + 25
A sold this to B for Rs.
x
100
125
5

x Rs. x
100
4
100 20 5x

## And B sold it to C for

100
4
120 5x 3
=

= x
100 4
2
3
According to given condition, x 96
2
96 2
x
Rs. 64
3
A purchased the table for Rs. 64.

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ICSE IX | MATHEMATICS
Sample Paper 1 Solution

Q. 2
(a) In ABD and BCD
mA = mC = 90
AB = DC [Given]
BD = BD [Common]
ABD CDB [R.H.S.]
x = 50 [C.P.C.T.]
3y 20 = y 10 [C.P.C.T.]
3y y = 20 10
2y = 10 y = 5 cm
(b) 2 log 3

1
log 16 + log 12
2
1
2

2

= log

9 12
= log27
4

## (c) Steps of construction:

i. Let us draw BC = 4.5 cm
ii. Now, we construct mCBP equal to 60
iii. We cut BP = 8 cm
iv. Join PC
v. Now we draw the perpendicular bisector of PC, which intersects BP at A.
vi. Join AC

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ICSE IX | MATHEMATICS
Sample Paper 1 Solution

Q. 3.
(a)

8
27

-2/3

-2

0
1
7
3

2 3
=
3

-2/3

-2

1
1
3

-2

Since a = 1

-2

2
1
= 1
3
3
9
9 36 4 31
= 91=
=
4
4
4

(b) Given, r =

a(p a)
,
q

On squaring, we get
a p a
r2 =
q
a p a = qr2ap a2 = qr2

ap qr2 a2
p

a2 qr2
a

## (c) Let each side of the square be x cm

Diagonal = 2 side 2x
According to question

2x 2x 6 2 x 2 2 6 2
x
x

6 2
2 2

6 2

2 1

6
2 1
2

6
2
Area of the square = x
6.178 cm
2

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ICSE IX | MATHEMATICS
Sample Paper 1 Solution

Q. 4.
(a) Given side of equilateral triangle = a
Let, AD DC BD = DC =

a
2

## In right ABD, AB2 AD2 BD2 [Using Pythagoras theorem]

a
2
2

a2 3a2
a 3
=
4
4
2
1
Now, Area of ABC = Base height
2

1
1
a 3
3 2
=
a
2
2
2
4

Area of equilateral =

3
a2
4

360o
n

360o 360o

6
n
n 2
n 2 n
360o 2
360o

n2 2n
n n 2
360o 2
n2 2n
6
2
n 2n 120 0

## n2 12n 10n 120 0

n n 12 10 n 12 0
n 12 n 10 0

n = 12, n = 10 [n = 12 (neglected)]
No of sides cannot be negative
n = 10

(c)

4
1
+
- tan2 45o
2
o
2
o
tan 60
cos 30
4
1
2
=
+
1
2
2
3
3/2

=
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4 4
5
+ 1=
3 3
3
5

ICSE IX | MATHEMATICS
Sample Paper 1 Solution

SECTION B
Q. 5
(a) 3x 5y + 1 = 0

3x 1
5

x
y

1
0.8

3
2

-2
-1

x
y

0
3

1
5

-1
1

And 2x y + 3 =0
y = 2x + 3

From the graph, we find that the two lines intersect at the point ( 2, 1)
Therefore, the solution is
x = 2, y = 1
(b) Let his starting salary be Rs. x and the fixed annual increment be Rs. y
Salary after 4 years = x + 4y
According to question,
x + 4y = 1500 ------(i)
And salary after 10 years = x + 10y
x + 10y = 1800 ------(ii)
(i) - (ii)
-6y = - 300 y = 50
Putting the value of y in (i)
x + 4y = 1500
x + 4 50 = 1500 x = 1300
Starting salary = Rs. 1300 and Annual increment = Rs. 50

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ICSE IX | MATHEMATICS
Sample Paper 1 Solution

(c)

1
2 1

x2

2 1

2 1

2 1

2 1
2 1
21

2 1 212 2 32 2

Therefore,
2
1
x2 6 2 2 1 6
x

32 2 6

1
2 1

1
32 2

32 2 632 2 0

Q. 6.
(a) Let the sum be Rs. P, A = Rs. 3630, r = 10%, n = 2 years
We know that,

A P1

100

( mark)

10

3630 P 1

100

110
3630 P

100
3630 10 10
P
P Rs. 3000
11 11

## (b) In right PQS,

PS2 QS2 PQ2 [By Pythagoras theorem]

PS2 10 6 100 36 64
2

PS 8 cm
RS = RQ + QS = 9 + 16 = 15 cm
Now in PSR,
PR 2 PS2 RS2
PR 2 8 15 64 225 289
2

PR 17cm

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ICSE IX | MATHEMATICS
Sample Paper 1 Solution

## (c) Profit = 10%, C.P. = Rs. 124

Profit = 10% on Rs. 124

10
124 Rs.12.40
100

## S.P. with profit 10% = (124 + 12.40) = Rs. 136.40

Let marked up price be Rs. x., then
12
22

x Rs. x
After discount 12%, S.P. = 1

25
100

22
x , M.P. = x
25
x
25
When S.P. is Re. 1, M.P. =
=
22
22
x
25
25
When S.P. is Rs. 136.40, M.P. =
136.40 = Rs. 155
22
When S.P. is Rs.

Q. 7.
(a) Arranging the numbers in ascending order:
1, 2, 3, 3, 3, 4, 5, 5, 6, 7
No. of terms = n = 10 (even)
1+2+3+3+3+4+5+5+6+7
Mean =
10
39

3.9
10

2
3 4 7

3.5
2
2

And median =

## (b) Area of room = (8 5) m2 40m2

Let the length of carpet be x m.
Area of carpet = l b
80

x
0.80x m2

100
Area of carpet = Area of floor
0.80x = 40
40
100 = 50 m
80
Cost of carpet = 50 Rs. 22.50 = Rs. 1125
x=

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ICSE IX | MATHEMATICS
Sample Paper 1 Solution

(c) PR = PQ [Given]
1 = 2 [angles opp. to equal sides]
Exterior angle of a triangle is greater than any one of the interior opposite angles.
1 > 3
2 > 3

[ 1 = 2 ]

In PSR, R > S
PS > PR
[sides opp. to greater angle is longer]
PS > PQ

[ PR = PQ ]

Q. 8.
(a) Let r be the radius and h be the height of cylinder
T.S.A of cylinder = 462
2r(h r) 462 -----(i)
C.S.A of cylinder =

1
462
3

1
2rh 462 (ii)
3
From (i) and (ii)
2rh 2r2 462
154 2r2 462 2r2 462 154
2r2 308 r2 49 r 7cm
2rh 154 2
h

22
7 h 154
7

154 7
cm
2 22 2

Vol.of cylinder=r2h

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22
7
49 11 49 539cm3
7
2

ICSE IX | MATHEMATICS
Sample Paper 1 Solution

## (b) Given: ABC, BQ and CP are altitudes

To prove:
(i) CQ OP = BP OQ
(ii) POQ BOC
Proof:
(i) In COQ and BOP
CQO = BPO [Each 90]
CQO = BOP [Vertically opposite angles]
COQ BOP [By AA similarity]
CQ OQ OC

BP OP OB
CQ OP BP OQ
Construction for second part: join PQ.
In POQ and BOC
POQ = BOC [Vertically opposite angles]
OQ OC

## [Proved on (1) part]

OP OB
OQ OP

OC OB
POQ BOC [By SAS similarly]
Q. 9.
Because mABD + mBAD = 90
= ACD + ABD
BC = BC
[Common side]

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ICSE IX | MATHEMATICS
Sample Paper 1 Solution

(b)
1

Assume p x p y p z k
1
x

1
y

1
z

p k,p k,p k
p k x ,q k y ,r k z
Also
pqr 1
k x k y k z 1
k x y z k0
xy z 0
(c) From the given figure,
1
2

1
And BY BC (
2

## XD = BY (as AD = BC opposite sides of ||gm)

Also XD || BY ( AD || BC opp. Sides of ||gm)
XBYD is a ||gm
(Opposite sides are equal and parallel)
In AFD, X is the midpoint of AD and XE||DF
E is the midpoint of AF
AE = EF
---- (i)
Now in CEB, Y is the midpoint of BC and YF||BE.
F is the midpoint of CE
EF = FC
---- (ii)
From (i) and (ii)
AE = EF = FE
Hence proved.

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ICSE IX | MATHEMATICS
Sample Paper 1 Solution

Q. 10.
(a)

7x 1 1
x 1 19
2x +
=
4
3
2 3
4x + x 1 19
3 7x 1 4
= 3 43
2

19
21x 3 8x 2x + 2 =
43
3
21x 10x = 76 + 1
11x = 77 x = 7

## (b) 3 cos A 4 sin A = 0

3cosA = 4sinA
sinA 3
3
= tanA =
cosA 4
4
By Pythagoras theorem

## AC2 = AB2 + BC2

= 42 + 32
= 16 + 9 = 25
AC = 25 = 5

sinA =

BC 3
=
AC 5

cos A

AB 4

AC 5

3
4
3 8
11
2

sin A 2cos A 5
5 5 5 5 9

=
12 3
11
3cos A sin A 3 4 3
5

5 5
5 5
9
1
(c) (i) a + = 4,
a
On squaring, we get
1
+ 2 = 16
a2
1
a2 2 = 16 2 = 14
a

a2

## (ii) By part (i), we have a2

1
= 14
a2

On squaring, we get
1
a 4 4 + 2 = 196
a
1
a 4 4 = 196 2 = 194
a
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ICSE IX | MATHEMATICS
Sample Paper 1 Solution

Q. 11.
(a) Given: In ABC, AD is the median
To prove: Area of ABD = Area of ADC
Construction: We draw AE BC
Proof:

Area of ABD =

1
BD AE
2

1
[ Area base height]
2
1
Similarly, area of ADC = DC AE [as above]
2
Here, we have BD = DC
Area of ABD = Area of ADC
Hence proved.
(b) Given, Area of PQR = 44.8 cm2
Since QL is the median
Area of LQR = area of PQR
[Median divides triangle into two triangles of equal areas]
= 22.4cm2
In QLR, LM is the median,
1
Area of LMR = 22.4 11.2cm2
2
(c)

x3 3x2 x + 3
= x 2 x 3 1 x 3

= x 3 x 2 1

= x 3 x 1 x + 1

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