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**Selina ICSE Solutions for Class 9 Maths Chapter 26 Co-ordinate Geometry**

**Exercise 26(A)**

**Solution 1:**

**Solution 2:**

On the graph paper, let us draw the co-ordinate axes XOX’ and YOY’ intersecting at the origin O. With proper scale, mark the numbers on the two co-ordinate axes.

Now for the point A(8,7)

Step I

Starting from origin O, move 8 units along the positive direction of X axis, to the right of the origin O

Step II

Now from there, move 7 units up and place a dot at the point reached. Label this point as A(8,7)

Similarly plotting the other points

**Solution 3:**

**Solution 4:**

(i) The abscissa is 2

Now using the given graph the co-ordinate of the given point A is given by (2,2)

(ii) The ordinate is 0

Now using the given graph the co-ordinate of the given point B is given by (5,0)

(iii) The ordinate is 3

Now using the given graph the co-ordinate of the given point C and E is given by (-4,3)& (6,3)

(iv) The ordinate is -4

Now using the given graph the co-ordinate of the given point D is given by (2,-4)

(v) The abscissa is 5

Now using the given graph the co-ordinate of the given point H, B and G is given by (5,5) ,(5,0) & (5,-3)

(vi)The abscissa is equal to the ordinate.

Now using the given graph the co-ordinate of the given point I,A & H is given by (4,4),(2,2) & (5,5)

(vii)The ordinate is half of the abscissa

Now using the given graph the co-ordinate of the given point E is given by (6,3)

**Solution 5:**

(i)The ordinate of a point is its x-co-ordinate.

False.

(ii)The origin is in the first quadrant.

False.

(iii)The y-axis is the vertical number line.

True.

(iv)Every point is located in one of the four quadrants.

True.

(v)If the ordinate of a point is equal to its abscissa; the point lies either in the first quadrant or in the second quadrant.

False.

(vi)The origin (0,0) lies on the x-axis.

True.

(vii)The point (a,b) lies on the y-axis if b=0.

False

**Solution 6:**

**Solution 7:**

After plotting the given points A(2,0), B(8,0) and C(8,4) on a graph paper; joining A with B and B with C. From the graph it is clear that the vertical distance between the points B(8,0) and C(8,4) is 4 units, therefore the vertical distance between the points A(2,0) and D must be 4 units. Now complete the rectangle ABCD

As is clear from the graph D(2,4)

(ii)A(4,2), B(-2,-2) and D(4,-2)

After plotting the given points A(4,2), B(-2,2) and D(4,-2) on a graph paper; joining A with B and A with D. From the graph it is clear that the vertical distance between the points A(4,2) and D(4,-2) is 4 units and the horizontal distance between the points A(4,2) and B(-2,2) is 6 units , therefore the vertical distance between the points B(-2,2)and C must be 4 units and the horizontal distance between the points B(-2,2) and C must be 6 units. Now complete the rectangle ABCD

As is clear from the graph C(-2,2)

**Solution 8:**

After plotting the given points A(2,-2), B(8,2) and C(4,-4) on a graph paper; joining B with C and B with A . Now complete the parallelogram ABCD.

As is clear from the graph D(-6,4)

Now from the graph we can find the mid points of the sides AB and CD.

Therefore the co-ordinates of the mid-point of AB is E(3,2) and the co-ordinates of the mid-point of CD is F(-1,-4)

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**Exercise 26(B)**

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**Exercise 26(C)**

**Solution 1:**

The angle which a straight line makes with the positive direction of x-axis (measured in anticlockwise direction) is called inclination o the line.

The inclination of a line is usually denoted by θ

(i)The inclination is θ = 45°

(ii) The inclination is θ = 135°

(iii) The inclination is θ = 30°

**Solution 2:**

(i)The inclination of a line parallel to x-axis is θ = 0°

(ii)The inclination of a line perpendicular to x-axis is θ = 90°

(iii) The inclination of a line parallel to y-axis is θ = 90°

(iv) The inclination of a line perpendicular to y-axis is θ = 0°

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**Solution 8:**

Given line is 3x + 4y = 12

The graph of the given line is shown below.

Clearly from the graph we can find the y-intercept.

The required y-intercept is 3.

**Solution 9:**

Given line is

2x – 3y – 18 = 0

The graph of the given line is shown below.

Clearly from the graph we can find the y-intercept.

The required y-intercept is -6

**Solution 10:**

Given line is

x + y = 5

The graph of the given line is shown below.

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