# ICSE class10 maths sample paper

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Class X is the first phase for any student where he/she faces a national level competition. Marks scored in class X have their own weightage in many competitions at for graduation and post graduation. Mathematics is a subject which is highly scoring but demands practice. To help students for preparation, oureducation.in here is presenting ICSE class10 maths sample paper. We hope solving this paper will be useful to you.

Q1. On a certain sum of money, the difference between the compound interest for a year, payable half yearly, and the simple interest for a year is Rs16. Find the sum lent out, if the rate of interest in both cases is 8 %.

Q2. Mr. Smith has a two years recurring deposit account in State Bank of India and deposits Rs.1500 per month. If he receives Rs.37, 875 at the time of maturity, find the rate of interest.

Q3. A man bought 200 shares each of face value Rs.10 at Rs.12 per share. At the end of the year,the company from which he bought the shares declares a dividend of 15%. Calculate:
(i) The amount of money invested by the man
(ii) The amount of dividend he received
(iii) The percentage return on his outlay.

Q4. An integer is chosen at random from 1 to 50. Find the probability that the number is:
(i) Divisible by 5
(ii) A perfect cube
(iii) A prime number.

Q5. Mr. Sharma wishes to start a 200 meter square rectangular vegetable garden. Since he has only 50 meter barbed wire, he fences three sides of the rectangular garden letting his house compound wall act as the fourth side of the fence. Find the dimensions of the garden.

Q6. Construct a triangle ABC, with AB = 6 cm, BC = 7 cm and angle ABC = 60.
Locate by construction the point P such that:
(i) P is equidistant from B and C.
(ii) P is equidistant from AB and BC
(iii) Measure and record the length of PA.

Q7. A fair dice is rolled. Find the probability of getting
(i) 3 on the face of the dice
(ii) An odd number on the face of the dice
(iii) A number greater than 1 on the face of the dice.

Q8. A (4, 2), B (6, 8) and C (8, 4) are the vertices of a triangle ABC. Write down the equation of the median of the triangle through A.

Q9. The angle of elevation of an aero plane from a point P on the ground is 60 Degree. After 12 seconds from the same point P, the angle of elevation of the same plane changes to 30 degree. If the plane is flying horizontally at a speed of 600km/ hr, find the height at which the plane is flying.

Q10. Construct a triangle ABC, given that AB = 6 cm, BC = 8 cm and median AD = 5 cm. Construct an in-circle to triangle ABC and measure its radius.

Q11. The manufacturer sold a washing Machine to a wholesaler for Rs.7000. The wholesaler sold it to a trader at a profit of Rs.1000. If the trader sold it to the customer at a profit of Rs.1500, find:
(i) The total VAT (value added tax) collected by the state government at the rate of 5%.
(ii) The amount that the customer pays for the TV.

Q12. A (4, 2), B (6, 8) and C (8, 4) are the vertices of a triangle ABC. Write down the equation of the median of the triangle through A.

Q13. Prove that A (2, 1), B (0, 3) and C (-2, 1) are the three vertices of an isosceles right angled triangle. Hence find the coordinates of a point D, if ABCD is a square.

Q14. Plot the points A(9,6) and B(5,9) on the graph paper. These two points are the vertices of a figure ABCD which is symmetrical about x = 5 and y = 6. Complete the figure on the graph. Write down the geometrical name of the figure.

Q15. Calculate the arithmetic mean, correct to one decimal place, for the following frequency distribution of marks obtained in a Geometry test:

Marks                                           No of students

1.       0-10                                                            7
2.      10-20                                                        13
3.      20-30                                                        15
4.      30-40                                                        12
5.      40-50                                                          3

Q16. A point P (a, b) is reflected in the Y-axis to P1 (-3, 1) Write down the values of a and b.P2 is the image of P when reflected in the X axis. Write down the coordinates of P2. P3 is the image of P when reflected in the line X = 5.Write down the coordinates of P3.

Q17. Mr. A. Ram has an account with Central Bank of India. The following entries are from his pass book:

Date                           Particulars               Withdrawal                        Deposits                           Balance

05.01.2009                    B/F                                                                            8000

20.01.2009                 to self                           2500

04.02.2009                 by cash                                                                      9000

20.02.2009                 by cash                                                                      3000

04.03.2009                  to self                          1000

15.04.2009                by cash                                                                    12000

Complete the above page of his passbook and calculate the interest accumulated in four months, January to April at the rate of 3.5% per annum. If the interest is added on 30th April, find his balance on that date.

Q18. If A and B matrix are given below respectively then find the matrix D such that 3A – 2B + 2D = 0.

A
4       4
-2       6

B
2       1
3      -2

Q19. Solve the following quadratic equation for x and give your answer correct to three significant figures:
(1)            2x2 -4x-3=0
(2)            3x3-4x2+11x-45=0

Q20. Prove that:
{1/(secx-tanx)}+{1/(secx+tanx)}=2/cosx

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