Understanding Elementary Shapes (Exercise – 5.8)

Understanding Elementary Shapes 


Exercise – 5.8


Ex 5.8 Question 1.


Examine whether the following are polygons. If anyone among them is not, say why?

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Solution:
(a) As the given figure is not closed. Therefore, it is not a polygon.
(b) The given figure is a polygon. It is made of six sides.
(c) The given figure is not a polygon because it is not made by line segments.
(d) The given figure is not a polygon because it is not made by line segments it has a curved surface also.


Ex 5.8 Question 2.


Name the polygon.

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Make two more examples of each of these.
Solution:

(a) Quadrilateral Examples:

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(b) Triangle Examples:

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(c) Pentagon Examples:

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(d) Octagon Examples:

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Ex 5.8 Question 3.


Draw a rough sketch of a regular hexagon. Connecting any three of its vertices, draw a triangle. Identify the type of the triangle you have drawn.
Solution:

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Ex 5.8 Question 4.


Draw a rough sketch of a regular octagon. (Using squared paper if you wish). Draw a rectangle by joining exactly four of the vertices of the octagon.
Solution:

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Ex 5.8 Question 5.


A diagonal is a line segment that joins any two vertices of the polygon and is not a side of the polygon. Draw a rough sketch of a pentagon and draw its diagonals.
Solution:

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