## Selina Concise Mathematics Class 10 ICSE Solutions Chapter 13 Section and Mid-Point Formula Ex 13C

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**Other Exercises**

- Selina Concise Mathematics Class 10 ICSE Solutions Chapter 13 Section and Mid-Point Formula Ex 13A
- Selina Concise Mathematics Class 10 ICSE Solutions Chapter 13 Section and Mid-Point Formula Ex 13B
- Selina Concise Mathematics Class 10 ICSE Solutions Chapter 13 Section and Mid-Point Formula Ex 13C

**Question 1.**

**Given a triangle ABC in which A = (4, -4), B (0, 5) and C = (5, 10). A point P lies on BC such that BP : PC = 3 : 2. Find the length of line segment AP.**

**Solution:**

B (0, 5), C (5, 10) and BP : PC = 3 : 2 Co-ordinates of P will be

**Question 2.**

**A (20, 0) and B (10, – 20) are two fixed points, find the co-ordinates of the point P in AB such that 3PB = AB. Also, find the co-ordinates of some other point Q in AB such that AB = 6AQ.**

**Solution:**

(i) A (20, 0), B (10, – 20)

**Question 3.**

**A (-8, 0), B (0, 16) and C (0, 0) are the vertices of a triangle ABC. Point P lies on AB and Q lies on AC such that AP : PB = 3 : 5 and AQ : QC = 3 : 5. ****Show that: PQ = \(\frac { 3 }{ 8 }\) BC.**

**Solution:**

**Question 4.**

**Find the co-ordinates of points of trisection of the line segment joining the points (6, -9) and the origin.**

**Solution:**

Points are A (6, -9) and O (0,0) let P and Q are points, which trisect AO

**Question 5.**

**A line segment joining A (-1, \(\frac { 5 }{ 3 }\)) and B (a, 5) is divided in the ratio 1 : 3 at P, the point where the line segment AB intersects the y-axis.**

**(i) Calculate the value of ‘a’.**

**(ii) Calculate the co-ordinates of ‘P’. (1994)**

**Solution:**

**Question 6.**

**In what ratio is the line joining A (0, 3) and B (4, -1), divided by the x-axis ? Write the co-ordinates of the point where AB intersects the x-axis. [1993]**

**Solution:**

Let the ratio be m_{1} : m_{2} when the x-axis intersects the line AB at P.

**Question 7.**

**The mid point of the segment AB, as shown in diagram, is C (4, -3). Write down the co-ordinates of A and B. (1996)**

**Solution:**

Let co-ordinates of A (x, 0) and B (0, y) and C (4, -3) the mid point of AB.

**Question 8.**

**AB is a diameter of a circle with centre C = (-2, 5). If A = (3, -7). Find**

**(i) the length of radius AC**

**(ii) the coordinates of B.**

**Solution:**

**Question 9.**

**Find the co-ordinates of the centroid of a triangle ABC whose vertices are A (- 1, 3), B (1, – 1) and C (5, 1)**

**Solution:**

**Question 10.**

**The mid-point of the line segment joining (4a, 2b – 3) and (-4, 3b) is (2, -2a). Find the values of a and b.**

**Solution:**

Let A and B are two points and P is its mid point then A is (4a, 2b -3), B(-4, 2b) and P is (2, -2a)

**Question 11.**

**The mid point of the line segment joining (2a, 4) and (-2, 2b) is (1, 2a + 1). Find the value of a and b.**

**Solution:**

The midpoint of the line segment joining (2a, 4) and (-2, 2b) is (1, 2a + 1)

**Question 12.**

**(i) Write down the co-ordinates of the point P that divides the line joining A (-4, 1) and B (17, 10) in the ratio 1 : 2.**

**(ii) Calculate the distance OP, where O is the origin.**

**(iii) In what ratio does the y-axis divide the line AB ? [ICSE 1995]**

**Solution:**

Point P, divides a line segment giving the points A (-4, 1) and B (17, 10) is the ratio 1 : 2.

**Question 13.**

**Prove that the points A(-5, 4); B (-1, -2) and C (5, 2) are the vertices of an isosceles right-angled triangle. Find the co-ordinates of D. So that ABCD is a square. [1992]**

**Solution:**

In ABC, the co-ordinates of A, B and C are (-5, 4), B(-1, -2) and C (5, 2) respectively.

ABC is also a right-angled triangle.

Hence ABC is an isosceles right angled triangle,

Let D be the fourth vertex of square ABCD and co-ordinates of D be (x,y)

Since the diagonals of a square bisect each other and let O be the point of intersection of AC and BD.

O is mid-point of AC as well as BD.

**Question 14.**

**M is the mid-point of the line segment joining the points A (-3, 7) and B (9, -1). Find the co-ordinates of point M. Further, if R (2, 2) divides the line segment joining M and the origin in the ratio p : q, find the ratio p : q.**

**Solution:**

Two points are given A (-3, 7) and B (9, -1)

M is the mid-point of line joining AB.

Co-ordinates of M wll be

**Question 15.**

**Calculate the ratio in which the line joining A (-4, 2) and B (3, 6) is divided by point P (x, 3). Also find**

**(i) x**

**(ii) Length of AP. (2014)**

**Solution:**

Let ratio = k : 1

**Question 16.**

**Find the ratio in which the line 2x + y = 4 divides the line segment joining the points P (2, -2) and Q (3, 7).**

**Solution:**

Let the given line 2x + y = 4 divides the line segment joining the points P (2, -2) and Q (3,7) in the ratio k : 1 at a point (x, y) on it.

**Question 17.**

**If the abscissa of a point P is 2. Find the ratio in which this point divides the line segment joining the points (-4, 3) and (6, 3). Also, find the co-ordinate of point P.**

**Solution:**

Abscissa of a point P is 2

Let co-ordinates of point P be (2, y)

Let point P (2, y) divides the line segment joining the points (-4, 3) and (6, 3) in the ratio k : 1

**Question 18.**

**The line joining the points (2, 1) and (5, -8) is trisected at the points P and Q. If point P lies on the line 2x – y + k = 0, find the value of k, Also, find the co-ordinates of point Q.**

**Solution:**

A line joining the points (2, 1) and (5, -8) is trisector at P and Q.

**Question 19.**

**M is the mid-point of the line segment joining the points A (0, 4) and B (6, 0). M also divides the line segment OP in the ratio 1 : 3. Find:**

**(i) co-ordinates of M**

**(ii) co-ordinates of P**

**(iii) length of BP**

**Solution:**

M is mid point of the line segment joining the points A (0, 4) and B (6, 0)

M divides the line segment OP in the ratio 1 : 3

**Question 20.**

**Find the image of the point A (5, -3) under reflection in the point P (-1, 3).**

**Solution:**

Image of the point A (5, -3) under reflection in the point P (-1, 3)

Let B (x, y) be the point of reflection of A (5, -3) under P(-1, 3)

**Question 21.**

**A (-4, 2), B (0, 2) and C (-2, -4) are vertices of a triangle ABC. P, Q and R are mid-points of sides BC, CA and AB respectively. Show that the centroid of PQR is the same as the centroid of ABC.**

**Solution:**

A (-4, 2), B (0, 2) and C (-2, -4) are the vertices of ABC.

P, Q and R are the mid-points of the sides BC, CA and AB respectively.

G is the centroid of medians AP, BQ and CR.

Co-ordinates of G are

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