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## Linear Equations Assignments Class 10 Mathematics

**VERY SHORT ANSWER TYPE QUESTIONS**

**Question. If x = 3m –1 and y = 4 is a solution of the equation x + y = 6, then find the value of m.****Ans.** m = 1

**Question. If ax + by = c and lx + my = n has unique solution then the relation between the coefficient will be:**

(a) am ≠ lb

(b) am = lb

(c) ab = lm

(d) ab ≠ lm**Ans. **(a) am ≠ lb

**Question. If x = a and y = b is the solution of the equation x – y = 2 and x + y = 4, then the values of a and b are respectively _______ .****Ans. **a = 3 and b = 1

**Question. In ΔABC, √C = 3√B, √C = 2(√A + √B) then, √A, √B, √C are respectively.**

(a) 30°, 60°, 90°

(b) 20°, 40°, 120°

(c) 45°, 45°, 90°

(d) 110°, 40°, 50°**Ans. **(b) 20°, 40°, 120°

**Question. If we draw lines of x = 2 and y = 3 what kind of lines do we get?****Ans. **Intersecting lines

**Question. What is the point of intersection of the line represented by 3x – 2y = 6 and the y-axis?****Ans. **(0, –3)

**Question. For 2x + 3y = 4, y can be written in terms of x as _______ .****Ans.** y = (4-2x)/3

**Question. Find the value of k for which pair of linear equations 3x + 2y = –5 and x – ky = 2 has a unique solution.****Ans.** k ≠ -2/3

**Question. Check whether the graph of the pair of linear equations x + 2y – 4 = 0 and 2x + 4y – 12 = 0 is intersecting lines or parallel lines.****Ans. **Parallel lines

**Question. The value of k for which the system of equations 3x + 5y = 0 and kx + 10y = 0 has a non-zero solutions is ____ .****Ans.** 6

**SHORT ANSWER TYPE (I) QUESTIONS**

**Question. Solve for x and y**

x-y/2=3 and x/2 – 2y/3 = 2/3**Ans.** 4, 2

**Question. For what value of k, the following system of equations will be inconsistent**

kx + 3y = k – 3

12x + ky = k**Ans.** k = – 6

**Question. For what value of p the pair of linear equations (p + 2)x – (2p + 1)y = 3(2p – 1) and 2x – 3y = 7 has a unique solution.****Ans. **p ≠ 4

**Question. Given the linear equation 2x + 3y – 12 = 0, write another linear equation in these variables, such that. geometrical representation of the pair so formed is (i) Parallel Lines (ii) Coincident Lines****Ans.** (i) 4x + 6y + 10 = 0

(ii) 4x + 6y – 24 = 0

**Question. Ram is walking along the line joining (1, 4) and (0, 6)****Rahim is walking along the line Joining (3, 4) and (1, 0)****Represent on graph and find the point where both of them cross each other****Ans. **(2, 2)

**SHORT ANSWERS TYPE (II) QUESTIONS**

**Question. Solve graphically the pair of linear equations 5x – y = 5 and 3x – 2y = – 4 Also find the co-ordinates of the points where these lines intersect y-axis****Ans.** (2, 5) (0, – 5) and (0, 2)

**Question. Solve by Cross – multiplication method**

x/y + y/a a + b

x/a^{2} + y/b^{2} = 2**Ans.** x = a^{2}, y = b^{2}

**Question. Father’s age is three times the sum of ages of his two children. After 5 years his age will be twice the sum of ages of two children. Find the age of the father.****Ans. **45 years

**Question. Solve the pair of linear equations**

152x – 378y = – 74

– 378x + 152y = – 604**Ans.** 2, 1

**Question. On selling a T.V. at 5% gain and a fridge at 10% gain, a shopkeeper gain `₹ 2000. But if he sells the T.V. at 10% gain and fridge at 5% loss, he gains `₹ 1500 on the transaction. Find the actual price of the T.V. and the fridge****Ans. **T.V. = ₹ 20,000 Fridge = ₹ 10,000

**LONG ANSWER TYPE QUESTIONS**

**Question. Solve graphically the pair of linear equations 3x – 4y + 3 = 0 and 3x + 4y – 21 = 0****Find the co-ordinates of vertices of triangular region formed by these lines and x-axis. Also calculate the area of this triangle.****Ans. **Solution (3, 3), Vertices (– 1, 0) (7, 0) and (3, 3), Area = 12 square units

**Question. A two-digit number is 3 more than 4 times the sum of the digits. If 18 is added to the number, digits reversed. Find the number.****Ans.** 35

**Question. A and B are two points 150 km apart on a highway. Two cars start with different speeds from A and B at same time. If they move in same direction, they meet in 15 hours. If they move in opposite direction, they meet in one hour. Find their speeds****Ans.** 80 km/hr , 70 km/hr

**Question. 8 Women and 12 men can complete a work in 10 days while 6 women and 8 men can complete the same work in 14 days. Find the time taken by one woman alone and that one man alone to finish the work.****Ans.** 1 woman in 140 days, 1 man in 280 days

**Question. Draw the graphs of the equations x = 3, x = 5 and 2x – y – 4 = 0. Also find the area of the quadrilateral formed by the lines and the x-axis.****Ans.** Area of quadrilateral ABCD where,

A(3, 0), B(5, 0)

C(5, 6), D(3, 2)

=1/2 × AB × (AD+BC)

= 1/2 × 2 × (6+2) = 8 sq. units.

**Question. Solve for x and y**

1/(2(2x+3y)) + 12/(7(3x – 2y)) = 1/2

For 2x + 3y ≠ 0

3x – 2y ≠ 0.**Ans.** (2, 1)

**Question. A railway half ticket cost half the full fare but the reservation charges are the same on a half ticket as on a full ticket. One reserved first class ticket costs ₹ 2530. One reserved first class ticket and one reserved first class half ticket from stations A to B costs ₹ 3810. Find the full first class fare from stations A to B and also the reservation charges for a ticket.****Ans.** Let the cost of full and half ticket be ₹ x & ₹ x/2 and reservation charge by ₹ y per ticket.**Case I :** x + y = 2530**Case 2 :** x + y + x/2 + y = 3810

x = 2500, y = 3810

Full first class fare is ₹ 2500 and reservation charge is ₹ 30.

**Question. In a two digit number, the ten’s place digit is 3 times the unit’s place digit. When the number is decreased by 54, digits get reversed. Find the original number.****Ans.** 93

**Question. The ratio of incomes of two persons A and B is 3 : 4 and the ratio of their expenditures is 5 : 7. If their savings are ₹ 15,000 annually find their annual incomes.****Ans.** ₹ 90,000, ₹ 1,20,000