## Selina Concise Mathematics Class 8 ICSE Solutions Chapter 21 Surface Area, Volume and Capacity (Cuboid, Cube and Cylinder)

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### Surface Area, Volume and Capacity Exercise 21A – Selina Concise Mathematics Class 8 ICSE Solutions

**Question 1.**

Find the volume and the total surface area of a cuboid, whose :

(i) length = 15 cm, breadth = 10 cm and height = 8 cm.

(ii) l = 3.5 m, b = 2.6 m and h = 90 cm,

**Solution:**

(i) Length =15 cm, Breadth = 10 cm, Height = 8 cm.

Volume of a cuboid = Length x Breadth x Height = 15 x 10 x 8 =1200 cm^{3}.

Total surface area of a cuboid 2 (l x b + b x h + h x l) = 2 (15 x 10 + 10 x 8 + 8 x 15) = 2(150 + 80 +120) = 2 x 350 = 700 cm^{2}

(ii) Length = 3.5 m Breadth = 2.6 m, Height = 90 cm = \(\frac { 90 }{ 100 }\) m = 0.9 m.

Volume of a cuboid = l x b x h = 3.5 x 2.6 x 0.9 = 8.19 m^{3}

Total surface area of a cuboid = 2(l x b + b x h + h x l)

= 2 (3.5 x 2.6 + 2.6 x 0.9 + 0.9 x 3.5) = 2 (910 + 2.34 + 3.15) = 2(14.59)= 29.18 m^{2}

**Question 2.**

(i) The volume of a cuboid is 3456 cm^{3}. If its length = 24 cm and breadth = 18 cm ; find its height.

(ii) The volume of a cuboid is 7.68 m^{3}. If its length = 3.2 m and height = 1.0 m; find its breadth.

(iii) The breadth and height of a rectangular solid are 1.20 m and 80 cm respectively. If the volume of the cuboid is 1.92 m^{3}; find its length.

**Solution:**

(i) Volume of the given cuboid = 3456 cm^{3}.

Length of the given cuboid = 24 cm.

Breadth of the given cuboid = 18 cm

We know,

Length x Breadth x Height = Volume of a cuboid

⇒ 24 x 18 x Height = 3456

⇒ Height = \(\frac { 3456 }{ { 24 }\times { 18 } }\)

⇒ Height = \(\frac { 3456 }{ 432 }\)

⇒ Height = 8 cm

(ii) Volume of a cuboid = 7.68 m^{3}

Length of a cuboid = 3.2 m

Height of a cuboid = 10m

We know

Length x Breadth x Height = Volume of a cuboid

3.2 x Breadth x 1.0 = 7.68

⇒ Breadth = \(\frac { 7.68 }{ { 3.2 }\times { 1.0 } }\)

⇒ Breadth = \(\frac { 7.68 }{ 3.2 }\)

⇒ Breadth = 2.4 m

(iii) Volume of a rectangular solid = 1.92 m^{3}

Breadth of a rectangular solid = 1.20 m

Height of a rectangular solid = 80 cm = 0.8 m

We know

Length x Breadth x Height = Volume of a rectangular solid (cubical)

Length x 1.20 x 0.8 = 1.92

Length x 0.96 = 1.92

⇒ Length = \(\frac { 1.92 }{ 0.96 }\)

⇒ Length = \(\frac { 192 }{ 96 }\)

⇒ Length = 2 m

**Question 3.**

The length, breadth and height of a cuboid are in the ratio 5 : 3 : 2. If its volume is 240 cm^{3}; find its dimensions. (Dimensions means : its length, breadth and height). Also find the total surface area of the cuboid.

**Solution:**

Let length of the given cuboid = 5x

Breadth of the given cuboid = 3x

Height of the given cuboid = 2x

Volume of the given cuboid = Length x Breadth x Height

= 5x x 3x x 2x = 30x^{3}

But we are given volume = 240 cm^{3}

30x^{3} = 240 cm^{3}

⇒ x^{3} = \(\frac { 240 }{ 30 }\)

⇒ x^{3} = 8

⇒ x = \({ 8 }^{ \frac { 1 }{ 3 } }\)

⇒ x = \(\left( { 2 }\times { 2 }\times { 2 } \right) ^{ \frac { 1 }{ 3 } }\)

⇒ x = 2 cm

Length of the given cube = 5x = 5 x 2 = 10 cm

Breadth of the given cube = 3x = 3 x 2 = 6 cm

Height of the given cube = 2x = 2 x 2 = 4cm

Total surface area of the given cuboid = 2(l x b + b x h + h x l)

= 2(10 x 6 + 6 x 4 + 4 x 10) = 2(60 + 24 + 40) = 2 x 124 = 248 cm^{2}

**Question 4.**

The length, breadth and height of a cuboid are in the ratio 6 : 5 : 3. If its total surface area is 504 cm2; find its dimensions. Also, find the volume of the cuboid.

**Solution:**

Let length of the cuboid = 6x

Breadth of the cuboid = 5x

Height of the cuboid = 3x

Total surface area of the given cuboid = 2 (I x b + b x h + h x l)

= 2(6x x 5x + 5x x 3x + 3x x 6x) = 2(30×2 + 15×2 + 18×2)

= 2 x 63×2 = 126x^{2}

But we are given total surface area of the given cuboid = 504 cm^{2}

126x^{2} = 504 cm^{2}

=> x^{2} = \(\frac { 504 }{ 126 }\)

=> x^{2} = 4

=> x = √4

=> x = 2 cm.

Length of the cuboid = 6x = 6 x 2 = 12 cm

Breadth of the cuboid = 5x = 5 x 2 = 10cm

Height of the cuboid = 3x = 3 x 2 = 6 cm

Volume of the cuboid = l x b x h = 12 x 10 x 6 = 720 cm^{3}

**Question 5.**

Find the volume and total surface area of a cube whose each edge is :

(i) 8 cm

(ii) 2 m 40 cm.

**Solution:**

(i) Edge of the given cube = 8 cm

Volume of the given cube = (Edge)^{3} = (8)^{3} = 8 x 8 x 8 = 512 cm^{3}

Total surface area of a cube = 6(Edge)^{2} = 6 x (8)^{2} = 384 cm^{2}

(ii) Edge of the given cube = 2 m 40 cm = 2.40 m

Volume of a cube = (Edge)^{3}

Volume of the given cube = (2.40)^{3} = 2.40 x 2.40 x 2.40 = 13.824 m^{2}

Total surface area of the given cube = 6 x 2.4 x 2.4 = 34.56 m^{2}

**Question 6.**

Find the length of each edge of a cube, if its volume is :

(i) 216 cm^{3}

(ii) 1.728 m^{3}

**Solution:**

**Question 7.**

The total surface area of a cube is 216 cm2. Find its volume.

**Solution:**

6(Edge)^{2} = Total surface area of a cube

6(Edge)^{2} = 216 cm^{2}

=> (Edge)^{2} = \(\frac { 216 }{ 6 }\)

=> (Edge)^{2} = 36

=> Edge = √36

=> Edge = 6 cm

Volume of the given cube = (Edge)^{3} = (6)^{3} = 6 x 6 x 6 = 216 cm^{3}

**Question 8.**

A solid cuboid of metal has dimensions 24 cm, 18 cm and 4 cm. Find its volume.

**Solution:**

Length of the cuboid = 24 cm

Breadth of the cuboid = 18 cm

Height of the cuboid = 4 cm

Volume of the cuboid = l x b x h = 24 x 18 x 4 = 1728 cm^{3}

**Question 9.**

A wall 9 m long, 6 m high and 20 cm thick, is to be constructed using bricks of dimensions 30 cm, 15 cm and 10 cm. How many bricks will be required.

**Solution:**

Length of the wall = 9 m = 9 x 100 cm = 900 cm

Height of the wall = 6 m = 6 x 100 cm = 600 cm

Breadth of the wall = 20 cm

Volume of the wall = 900 x 600 x 20 cm3 = 10800000 cm^{3}

Volume of one Brick = 30 x 15 x 10 cm^{3} = 4500 cm^{3}

Number of bricks required to construct the wall = \(\frac { Volume\quad of\quad wall }{ Volume\quad \quad of\quad one\quad brick }\)

= \(\frac { 10800000 }{ 4500 }\)

= 2400

**Question 10.**

A solid cube of edge 14 cm is melted down and recasted into smaller and equal cubes each of edge 2 cm; find the number of smaller cubes obtained.

**Solution:**

Edge of the big solid cube = 14 cm

Volume of the big solid cube = 14 x 14 x 14 cm3 = 2744 cm^{3}

Edge of the small cube = 2 cm

Volume of one small cube = 2 x 2 x 2 cm^{3} = 8 cm^{3}

Number of smaller cubes obtained = \(\frac { Volume\quad of\quad big\quad cube }{ Volume\quad of\quad one\quad small\quad cube }\)

= \(\frac { 2744 }{ 8 }\) = 343

**Question 11.**

A closed box is cuboid in shape with length = 40 cm, breadth = 30 cm and height = 50 cm. It is made of thin metal sheet. Find the cost of metal sheet required to make 20 such boxes, if 1 m^{2} of metal sheet costs Rs. 45.

**Solution:**

Length of closed box (l) = 40 cm

Breadth (b) = 30 cm

and height (h) = 50 cm

Total surface area = 2 (lb + bh + hl)

= 2 (40 x 30 + 30 x 50 + 50 x 40) cm^{2}

= 2 (1200 + 1500 + 2000) cm^{2}

= 2 x 4700 = 9400 cm^{2}

Surface area of sheet used for 20 such boxes = 9400 x 20 = 188000 cm^{2}

Cost of 1 m^{2} sheet = Rs. 45

Total cost = \(\frac { { 18000 }\times { 45 } }{ { 100 }\times { 100 }\times { 100 } }\)

= Rs.846

**Question 12.**

Four cubes, each of edge 9 cm, are joined as shown below :

Write the dimensions of the resulting cuboid obtained. Also, find the total surface area and the volume of the resulting cuboid.

**Solution:**

Edge of each cube = 9 cm

(i) Length of the cuboid fonned by 4 cubes (l) = 9 x 4 = 36 cm

Breadth (b) = 9 cm and height (h) = 9 cm

(ii) Total surface area of the cuboid = 2(lb + bh + hl)

= 2 (36 x 9 + 9 x 9 + 9 x 36) cm^{2}

= 2 (324 + 81 + 324) cm^{2}

= 2 x 729 cm^{2}

= 1458 cm^{2}

(iii) Volume = l x b x h = 36 x 9 x 9 cm^{2} = 2916 cm^{3}

### Surface Area, Volume and Capacity Exercise 21B – Selina Concise Mathematics Class 8 ICSE Solutions

**Question 1.**

How many persons can be accommodated in a big-hall of dimensions 40 m, 25 m and 15 m ; assuming that each person requires 5 m^{3} of air?

**Solution:**

**Question 2.**

The dimension of a class-room are; length = 15 m, breadth = 12 m and height = 7.5 m. Find, how many children can be accommodated in this class-room ; assuming 3.6 m^{3} of air is needed for each child.

**Solution:**

Length of the room = 15 m

Breadth of the room = 12 m

Height of the room = 7.5 m

Volume of the room = L x B x H = 15 x 12 x 7.5 m3 = 1350 m^{3}

Volume of air required for each child = 3.6 m^{3}

No. of children who can be accommodated in the class room.

**Question 3.**

The length, breadth and height of a room are 6 m, 5.4 m and 4 m respectively. Find the area of :

(i) its four-walls

(ii) its roof.

**Solution:**

Length of the room = 6 m

Breadth of the room = 5.4 m

Height of the room = 4 m

(i) Area of four walls = 2(L+B) x H

= 2(6 + 5.4) x 4 = 2 x 11.4 x 4 = 91.2 m^{2}

(ii) Area of the roof = L x B = 6 x 5.4 = 32.4 m^{2}

**Question 4.**

A room 5 m long, 4.5 m wide and 3.6 m high has one door 1.5 m by 2.4 m and two windows, each 1 m by 0.75 m. Find :

(i) the area of its walls, excluding door and windows ;

(ii) the cost of distempering its walls at the rate of Rs.4.50 per m^{2}.

(iii) the cost of painting its roof at the rate of Rs.9 per m^{2}.

**Solution:**

Length of the room = 5 m

Breadth of the room = 4.5 m

Height of the room = 3.6 m

**Question 5.**

The dining-hall of a hotel is 75 m long ; 60 m broad and 16 m high. It has five – doors 4 m by 3 m each and four windows 3 m by 1.6 m each. Find the cost of :

(i) papering its walls at the rate of Rs.12 per m^{2};

(ii) carpetting its floor at the rate of Rs.25 per m^{2}.

**Solution:**

Length of the dining hall of a hotel = 75 m

Breadth of the dining hall of a hotel = 60 m

Height of the dining hall of a hotel = 16 m

(i) Area of four walls of the dining hall = 2[L+B) x H = 2(75 + 60) x 16

**Question 6.**

Find the volume of wood required to make a closed box of external dimensions 80 cm, 75 cm and 60 cm, the thickness of walls of the box being 2 cm throughout.

**Solution:**

External length of the closed box = 80 cm

External Breadth of the closed box = 75 cm

External Height of the closed box = 60 cm

External volume of the closed box = 80 x 75 x 60 = 360000 cm^{3}

Internal length of the closed box = 80 – 4 = 76 cm

Internal Breadth of the closed box = 75 – 4 = 71 cm

Internal Height of the closed box = 60 – 4=56 cm

Internal volume of the closed box = 76 x 71 x 56 cm = 302176 cm^{3}

Volume of wood required to make the closed box = 360000 – 302176 = 57824 cm^{3}

**Question 7.**

A closed box measures 66 cm, 36 cm and 21 cm from outside. If its walls are made of metal-sheet, 0.5 cm thick ; find :

(i) the capacity of the box ;

(ii) volume of metal-sheet and

(iii) weight of the box, if 1 cm^{3} of metal weights 3.6 gm.

**Solution:**

External length of the closed box = 66cm.

External breadth of the closed box = 36 cm

External height of the closed box =21 cm

External volume of the closed box= 66 x 36 x 21 = 49896 cm^{3}

Internal length of the box =(66 – 2 x 0.5) = 66 – 1 = 65 cm

Internal breadth of the box =(36 – 2 x 0.5) = 36 – 1 = 35 cm

Internal height of the box = (21 – 2 x 0.5) = 21 – 1 = 20 cm

Internal Volume of the box = 65 x 35 x 20 = 45500 cm^{3}

(i) Capacity of the box = 45500 cm^{3}

(ii) Volume of metal sheet of the box = External volume – Internal volume

= 49896 – 45500 = 4396 cm^{3}

(iii) 1 cm3 of metal weigh 3.6 grams.

Weight of the box = 4396 x 3.6 gm = 15825.6 gm

**Question 8.**

The internal length, breadth and height of a closed box are 1 m, 80 cm and 25 cm. respectively. If its sides are made of 2.5 cm thick wood ; find :

(i) the capacity of the box

(ii) the volume of wood used to make the box.

**Solution:**

Internal length of the closed box = 1m = 100 cm

**Question 9.**

Find the area of metal-sheet required to make an open tank of length = 10 m, breadth = 7.5 m and depth = 3.8 m.

**Solution:**

Length of the tank = 10 m

Breadth of the tank = 7.5 m

Depth of the tank = 3.8 m

Area of four walls = 2[L+B] x H = 2(10 + 7.5) x 3.8

= 2 x 17.5 x 3.8 = 35 x 3.8 = 133 m^{2}

Area of the floor = L x B = 10 x 7.5 = 75 m

Area of metal sheet required to make the tank =Area of four walls + Area of floor = 133 m^{2} + 75 m^{2} = 208 m^{2}

**Question 10.**

A tank 30 m long, 24 m wide and 4.5 m deep is to be made. It is open from the top. Find the cost of iron-sheet required, at the rate of ₹ 65 per m^{2}, to make the tank.

**Solution:**

Length of the tank = 30 m

Width of the tank = 24 m

Depth of the tank = 4.5 m

Area of four walls of the tank = 2[L+B] x H = 2(30 + 24) x 4.5 = 2 x 54 x 4.5 m^{2} = 486 m^{2}

Area of the floor of the tank = L x B = 30 x 24 = 720 m^{2}

Area of Iron sheet required to make the tank = Area of four walls + Area of floor = 486 + 720 = 1206 m^{2}

Cost of iron sheet required @ ₹ 65 per m^{2} = 1206 x 65 = ₹ 78390

### Surface Area, Volume and Capacity Exercise 21C – Selina Concise Mathematics Class 8 ICSE Solutions

**Question 1.**

The edges of three solid cubes are 6 cm, 8 cm and 10 cm. These cubes are melted and recast into a single cube. Find the edge of the resulting cube.

**Solution:**

Edge of first solid cube = 6 cm

Volume = (6)^{3} = 216 cm^{3}

Edge of second cube = 8 cm

Volume = (8)^{3} = 512 cm^{3}

Edge of third cube = 10 cm

Volume = (10)^{3 }= 1000 cm^{3}

Sum of volumes of three cubes = 216 + 512 + 1000= 1728 cm^{3}

Let a be the edge of so formed cube volume = a^{3}

a^{3} = 1728 = (12)^{3}

a = 12 cm

**Question 2.**

Three solid cubes of edges 6 cm, 10 cm and x cm are melted to form a single cube of edge 12 cm, find the value of x.

**Solution:**

Edge of first cube = 6 cm

Volume = (6)^{3} = 216 cm^{3}

Edge of second cube = 10 cm

Volume = (10)^{3} = 1000 cm^{3}

Edge of third cube = x

Volume =x^{3}

Edge of resulting cube = 12 cm

Volume = (12)^{3} = 1728 cm^{3}

216 + 1000 + x^{3} = 1728

x^{3} = 1728 – 216 – 1000 = 512 = (8)^{3}

x = 8

Edge of third cube = 8 cm

**Question 3.**

The length of the diagonals of a cube is 8√3 cm.

Find its:

(i) edge

(ii) total surface area

(iii) Volume

**Solution:**

(i) Length of diagonal of a cube = 8√3 cm

Length of edge = \(\frac { 8\surd 3 }{ \surd 3 }\) = 8 cm

(ii) Total surface area = 6a^{2} = 6 x 8^{2} = 6 x 64 cm^{2} = 384 cm^{2}

(iii) Volume = a^{3} = (8)^{3}= 512 cm^{3}

**Question 4.**

A cube of edge 6 cm and a cuboid with dimensions 4 cm x x cm x 15 cm are equal in volume. Find:

(i) the value of x.

(ii) total surface area of the cuboid.

(iii) total surface area of the cube.

(iv) which of these two has greater surface and by how much?

**Solution:**

Edge of a cube = 6 cm

Volume = a^{3} = (6)^{3} = 216 cm^{3}

Dimensions of a cuboid = 4 cm x x cm x 15 cm

Volume = 60x cm^{3}

Volume of both is equal

**Question 5.**

The capacity of a rectangular tank is 5.2 m^{3} and the area of its base is 2.6 x 104 cm^{2}; find its height (depth).

**Solution:**

Capacity of a tank = 5.2 m^{3}

and area of its base = 2.6 x 10^{4} cm^{2}

**Question 6.**

The height of a rectangular solid is 5 times its width and its length is 8 times its height. If the volume of the wall is 102.4 cm^{3}, find its length.

**Solution:**

Height of rectangular solid = 5 x width

and length = 8 x height = 8 x 5 x width = 40 x width

Volume = 102.4 cm^{3}

Let width = w

Then height = 40w

and height = 5w

**Question 7.**

The ratio between the lengths of the edges of two cubes are in the ratio 3 : 2. Find the ratio between their:

(i) total surface area

(ii) volume.

**Solution:**

Ratio in edges of two cubes = 3:2

Let edge of first cube = 3x

Then edge of second cube = 2x

(i) Now total surface area of first cube = 6 x (3x)^{2} = 6 x 9x^{2} = 54x^{2}

and of surface area of second cube = 6 x (2x)^{2} = 6 x 4x^{2} = 24x^{2}

Ratio = 54x^{2}: 24x^{2} = 9:4

(ii) Volume of first cube = (3x)^{3} = 27x^{3}

and second cube = (2x)^{3} = 8x^{3}

Ratio = 27x^{3}: 8x^{3} = 27 :8

**Question 8.**

The length, breadth and height of a cuboid (rectangular solid) are 4 : 3 : 2.

(i) If its surface are is 2548 cm^{2}, find its volume.

(ii) If its volume is 3000 m^{3}, find its surface area.

**Solution:**

Surface area of cuboid = 2548 cm^{2}

Ratio in length, breadth and height of a cuboid = 4 : 3 : 2

Let length = 4x, Breadth = 3x and height = 2x

### Surface Area, Volume and Capacity Exercise 21D – Selina Concise Mathematics Class 8 ICSE Solutions

**Question 1.**

The height of a circular cylinder is 20 cm and the diameter of its base is 14 cm. Find:

(i) the volume

(ii) the total surface area.

**Solution:**

Height of cylinder (h) = 20 cm

and diameter of its base (d)= 14 cm

and radius of its base (r)= 14/2 = 7 cm

(i) Volume = πr^{2}h

= 22/7 x 7 x 7 x 20 cm^{3} = 3080 cm^{3}

(ii) Total surface area = 2πr(h + r)

= 2 x 22/7 x 7 (20 + 7) cm^{2} = 44 x 27 = 1188 cm^{2}

**Question 2.**

Find the curved surface area and the total surface area of a right circular cylinder whose height is 15 cm and the diameter of the cross-section is 14 cm.

**Solution:**

Diameter of the base of cylinder = 14 cm

Radius (r) = 14/2 cm = 7 cm

Height (h) = 15 cm

Curved surface area = 2πrh

= 2 x 22/7 x 7 x 15 = 660 cm^{2}

Total surface area = 2πr (h + r)

= 2 x 22/7 x 7(15 + 7)

= 2 x 22/7 x 7 x 22 = 968 cm^{2}

**Question 3.**

Find the height of the cylinder whose radius is 7 cm and the total surface area is 1100 cm^{2}.

**Solution:**

Total surface area =1100 cm^{2}

Radius = 7 cm

Let height of the cylinder = h

Then, total surface area = 2πr(h + r)

**Question 4.**

The curved surface area of a cylinder of height 14 cm is 88 cm^{2}. Find the diameter of the base of the cylinder.

**Solution:**

Height (h) = 14 cm

Curved surface area (2πrh) = 88 cm^{2}

Then, 2πrh = 88 cm^{2}

**Question 5.**

The ratio between the curved surface area and the total surface area of a cylinder is 1 : 2. Find the ratio between the height and the radius of the cylinder.

**Solution:**

Let r be the radius and h be the height of a right circular cylinder, then Curved surface area = 2πrh

and total surface area = 2πrh x 2πr^{2} = 2πr(h + r)

But their ratio is 1 : 2

**Question 6.**

Find the capacity of a cylindrical container with internal diameter 28 cm and height 20 cm.

**Solution:**

Diameter = 28 cm

Radius = 28/2 cm = 14 cm

Height = 20 cm

Volume = πr^{2}h = 22/7 x 14 x 14 x 20

Volume = 12320 cm^{3}

**Question 7.**

The total surface area of a cylinder is 6512 cm^{2} and the circumference of its bases is 88 cm. Find:

(i) its radius

(ii) its volume

**Solution:**

Let r be the radius and h be the height of the given cylinder.

Circumference = 2πr = 88 cm (Given)

**Question 8.**

The sum of the radius and the height of a cylinder is 37 cm and the total surface area of the cylinder is 1628 cm^{2}. Find the height and the volume of the cylinder.

**Solution:**

Let r and h be the radius and height of the solid cylinder respectively.

Given, r + h = 37 cm

Total surface area of the cylinder = 1628 cm^{2} (Given)

**Question 9.**

A cylindrical pillar has radius 21 cm and height 4 m. Find :

(i) the curved surface area of the pillar

(ii) cost of polishing 36 such cylindrical pillars at the rate of ₹ 12 per m^{2}.

**Solution:**

Radius of the cylinder = 21 cm

**Question 10.**

If radii of two cylinders are in the ratio 4 : 3 and their heights are in the ratio 5 : 6, find the ratio of their curved surfaces.

**Solution:**

Ratio in radii of two cylinders = 4 : 3

and ratio in their heights = 5 : 6

### Surface Area, Volume and Capacity Exercise 21E – Selina Concise Mathematics Class 8 ICSE Solutions

**Question 1.**

A cuboid is 8 m long, 12 m broad and 3.5 high, Find its

(i) total surface area

(ii) lateral surface area

**Solution:**

Length of a cuboid = 8 m

Breadth of a cuboid = 12 m

Height of a cuboid = 3.5 m

(i) Total surface area = 2(lb + bh + hl)

= 2(8 x 12 + 12 x 3.5 + 3.5 x 8)

= 2(96 + 42 + 28)

= 2 x 166 = 332 m^{2}

(ii) Lateral surface area = 2h(l + b)

= 2 x 3.5(8 + 12) = 7 x 20= 140 m^{2}

**Question 2.**

How many bricks will be required for constructing a wall which is 16 m long, 3 m high and 22.5 cm thick, if each brick measures 25 cm x 11.25 cm x 6 cm ?

**Solution:**

Length of the wall = 16 m = 16 x 100 cm = 1600 cm

Height of the wall = 3 m = 3 x 100 cm = 300 cm

Breadth of the wall = 22.5 cm

Volume of the wall = 1600 x 300 x 22.5 cm3 = 1,08,00,000 cm^{3}

Volume of one brick = 25 x 11.25 x 6 cm3 = 1687.5 cm^{3}

**Question 3.**

The length, breadth and height of cuboid are in the ratio 6 : 5 : 3. If its total surface area is 504 cm^{2}, find its volume.

**Solution:**

Let length of the given cuboid = 6x

Breadth of the given cuboid = 5x

Height of the given cuboid = 3x

Total surface area of the given cuboid

**Question 4.**

The external dimensions of an open wooden box are 65 cm, 34 cm and 25 cm. If the box is made up of wood 2 cm thick, find the capacity of the box and the volume of wood used to make it.

**Solution:**

External length of the open box = 65 cm

External breadth of the open box = 34 cm

External height of the open box = 25 cm

External volume of the open box = 65 x 34 x 25 cm^{3} = 55250 cm^{3}

Internal length of open box = 65 – (2 x 2) cm = 61 cm

Internal breadth of a open box = 34 – (2 x 2) cm = 30 cm

Internal height of open box = 25 – 2 cm = 23 cm

Internal volume of open box or capacity of the box = 61 x 30 x 23 cm^{3} = 42090 cm^{3}

Volume of wood required to make the closed box = 55250 – 42090 cm^{3} = 13160 cm^{3}

**Question 5.**

The curved surface area and the volume of a toy, cylindrical in shape, are 132 cm^{2} and 462 cm^{3} respectively. Find, its diameter and its length.

**Solution:**

Let the radius of a toy = r and

height of the toy = h

Curved surface area of a toy = 132 cm^{2}

=> 2πrh = 132 cm^{2}

**Question 6.**

The floor of a rectangular hall has a perimeter 250 m. If the cost of painting the four walls at the rate of ₹ 10 per m^{2} is ₹ 15,000, find the height of the hall.

**Solution:**

Let length, breadth and height of the rectangular hall be l m, b m and h m respectively.

Area of four walls = Area of cuboid – Area of floor – Area of top

= 2 (lb + bh + hl) – (l x b) – (l x b)

= 2(lb) + 2 (bh) + 2(hl) – 2lb = 2 lh + 2 bh

= 2h(l + b)

= 2h x 125 [From (i)]

= 250h m^{2}

Area of four walls = 250h m^{2}

Cost of painting 1 m^{2} area = ₹ 10

Cost of painting 250h m^{2} area = ₹ 10 x 250h = 2500h

15000 = 2500h

h = 15000/2500

The height of the hall is 6 m.

**Question 7.**

The length of a hall is double its breadth. Its height is 3 m. The area of its four walls (including doors and windows) is 108 m^{2}, find its volume.

**Solution:**

Let the breadth be x

and the length be 2x

Height = 3 m

Area of four walls = 108 m^{2}

**Question 8.**

A solid cube of side 12 cm is cut into 8 identical cubes. What will be the side of the new cube? Also, find the ratio between the surface area of the original cube and the total surface area of all the small cubes formed.

**Solution:**

Here, cube of side 12 cm is divided into 8 cubes of side 9 cm.

Given that,

Their volumes are equal.

Volume of big cube of 12 cm = Volume of 8 cubes of side a cm

(Side of big cube)^{3} = 8 x (Side of small cube)^{3}

(12)^{3} = 8 x a^{3}

**Question 9.**

The diameter of a garden roller is 1.4 m and it 2 m long. Find the maximum area covered by it 50 revolutions?

**Solution:**

Diameter of the roller = 1.4 m

Radius (r) = 1.4/2 = 0.7 m

and length (h) = 2m

Curved surface area = 2πrh = 2 x 22/7 x 0.7 x 2 cm^{2} = 8.8 m^{2}

Area covered in 50 complete revolutions = 8.8 x 50 m^{2} = 440 m^{2}

Area of the playground = 440 m^{2}

**Question 10.**

In a building, there are 24 cylindrical pillars. For each pillar, radius is 28 m and height is 4 m. Find the total cost of painting the curved surface area of the pillars at the rate of ₹ 8 per m^{2}.

**Solution:**

Radius (r) of each pillar = 28 m

Height (h) = 4 m

Curved surface area of each pillar = 2πrh

= 2 x 22/7 x 28 x 4 m^{2} = 704 m^{2}

Surface area of 24 pillars = 704 x 24 m^{2} = 16,896 m^{2}

Cost of cleaning = ₹ 8 per m^{2}

Total cost = ₹ 16,896 x 8 = ₹ 1, 35, 168