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

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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.**

**Find the mid-point of the line segment joining the points:**

**(i) (-6, 7) and (3, 5)**

**(ii) (5, -3), (-1, 7)**

**Solution:**

Let P (x, y) be the mid-point in each case

**Question 2.**

**Points A and B have co-ordinates (3, 5) and (x, y) respectively. The mid-point of AB is (2, 3). Find the values of x and y.**

**Solution:**

Co-ordinates of A (3, 5), B (x, y) and mid-point M (2, 3)

**Question 3.**

**A (5, 3), B (-1, 1) and C (7, -3) are the vertices of ABC. If L is the mid-point of AB and M is the mid-point of AC, show that LM = \(\frac { 1 }{ 2 }\) BC.**

**Solution:**

**Question 4.**

**Given M is the mid-point of AB, find the co-ordinates of:**

**(i) A; if M = (1, 7) and B = (-5, 10),**

**(ii) B; if A = (3, -1) and M (-1, 3).**

**Solution:**

M is the mid-point of AB.

(i) Let A = (x, y), M = (1, 7) and B = (-5, 10)

**Question 5.**

**P (-3, 2) is the mid-point of line segment AB as shown in the figure. Find the co-ordinates of points A and B.**

**Solution:**

Point A is on y-axis

its abscissa is zero and point B is on x-axis

its ordinate is zero.

Now, let co-ordinates of A are (0, y) and ofB are (x, 0) and P (-3, 2) is the mid-point

**Question 6.**

**In the given figure, P (4, 2) is the mid point of line segment AB. Find the co-ordinates of A and B.**

**Solution:**

Points A and B are on x-axis and y-axis respectively

Ordinate of A is zero and abscissa of B is zero.

Let co-ordinates of A be (x, 0) and B (0, y)

and P (4, 2) is the mid-point

**Question 7.**

**(-5, 2), (3, -6) and (7, 4) arc the vertices of a triangle. Find the length of its median through the vertex (3, -6) and (7, 4).**

**Solution:**

Let A (-5, 2), B (3, -6) and C (7, 4) are the vertices of a ABC

Let L,M and N are the mid-points of sides BC, CA and AB respectively of ABC.

L is the mid-point of BC.

Co-ordinates of L will be

**Question 8.**

**Given a line ABCD in which AB = BC = CD, B = (0, 3) and C = (1, 8). Find the co-ordinates of A and D.**

**Solution:**

**Question 9.**

**One end of the diameter of a circle is (-2, 5). Find the co-ordinates of the other end of it, if the centre of the circle is (2, -1).**

**Solution:**

**Question 10.**

**A (2, 5), B (1, 0), C (-4, 3) and D (-3, 8) are the vertices of quadrilateral ABCD. Find the co-ordinates of the mid-points of AC and BD. Give a special name to the quadrilateral.**

**Solution:**

Co-ordinates of A = (2, 5), B = (1, 0), C = (-4, 3) and D = ( 3, 8)

Let the mid-point of AC is P (x1, y1) Co-ordinates of mid-point of AC will be

Co-ordinates of mid-points AC and BD are the same..

The quadrilateral is a parallelogram.

**Question 11.**

**P (4, 2) and Q (-1, 5) are the vertices of parallelogram PQRS and (-3, 2) are the co-ordinates of the point of intersection of its diagonals. Find the co-ordinates of R and S.**

**Solution:**

In the parallelogram PQRS and qo-ordinates of P are (4, 2) and of Q are (-1, 5).

The diagonals of || gm AC and BD intersect each other at O (-3, 2)

**Question 12.**

**A (-1, 0), B (1, 3) and D (3, 5) are the vertices of a parallelogram ABCD. Find the co-ordinates of vertex C.**

**Solution:**

Vertices of a parallelogram ABCD are A (-1, 0), B (1, 3) and D(3, 5)

Let co-ordinates of C be (x, y)

Let the diagonals AC and BD bisect each other at O. Then O is the mid-point of AC as well as of BD.

Co-ordinates of O, the mid-point of BD will be

**Question 13.**

**The points (2, -1), (-1, 4) and (-2, 2) are the mid-points of the sides of a triangle. Find its vertices.**

**Solution:**

Let D, E and F are the mid-points of sides BC, CA and AB of a ABC respectively.

Co-ordinates of A are (-5, 7), of B are (1, -3) and of C are (3, 1)

**Question 14.**

**Points A (-5, x), B (y, 7) and C (1, -3) are collinear (i.e. lie on the same straight line) such that AB = BC. Calculate the values of x and y.**

**Solution:**

**Question 15.**

**Points P (a, -4), Q (-2, b) and R (0, 2) are collinear. If Q lies between P and R, such that PR = 2QR, calculate the values of ‘a’ and ‘b’:**

**Solution:**

**Question 16.**

**Calculate the co-ordinates of the centroid of the triangle ABC, if A = (7, -2), B = (0, 1) and C = (-1, 4).**

**Solution:**

**Question 17.**

**The co-ordinates of the centroid of a triangle PQR are (2, -5). If Q = (-6, 5) and R = (11, 8); calculate the co-ordinates of vertex P.**

**Solution:**

**Question 18.**

**A (5, x), B (-4, 3) and C (y, -2) are the vertices of the triangle ABC whose centroid is the origin. Calculate the values of x and y.**

**Solution:**

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