## ML Aggarwal Class 6 Solutions for ICSE Maths Chapter 11 Understanding Symmetrical Shapes Ex 11.1

Question 1.

Why is it better to use a divider and a ruler than a ruler only, while measuring the length of a line segment?

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Question 2.

In the given figure, compare the line segments with the help of a divider and fill in the blanks by using the symbol >, = or <:

(i) AB ………. CD

(ii) BC ………. AB

(iii) AC ………. BD

(iv) CD ………. BD

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Question 3.

If A, B and C are collinear points such that AB = 6 cm, BC = 4 cm and AC = 10 cm, which one of them lies between the other two?

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Question 4.

In the given figure, verify the following by measurement:

(i) AB + BC = AC

(ii) AC – BC = AB

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Question 5.

In the given figure, verify by measurement that:

(i) AC + BD = AD + BC

(ii) AB + CD = AD – BC

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Question 6.

In the given figure, measure the lengths of the sides of the triangle ABC and verify:

(i) AB + BC > AC

(ii) BC + AC > AB

(iii) AC + AB > BC

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