(a) Both Assertion (A) and reason (R) are true and Reason (R) is a correct explanation of Assertion (A). (b) Both Assertion (A) and reason (R) are true and Reason (R) is not a correct explanation of...

### Question consists of two statements, namely, Assertion (A) and Reason (R). For selecting the correct answer, use the following code:

(a) Both Assertion (A) and reason (R) are true and Reason (R) is a correct explanation of Assertion (A). (b) Both Assertion (A) and reason (R) are true and Reason (R) is not a correct explanation of...

### Match the following:

### The mean of 2, 7, 6 and x is 15 and mean of 18, 1, 6, x and y is 10. What is the value of y? (a) 5 (b) 10 (c) -20 (d) 30

### If the median of the data 4, 7, x-1, x-3, 16, 25, written in ascending order, is 13 then x is equal to

(a) 13 (b) 14 (c) 15 (d) 16 Answer: (c) 15 Sol: Median of 6 numbers is the average of 3rd and 4th term. ∴ 13 = (????−1)+(????−3) 2 ⇒ 26 = 2x – 4 ⇒ 2x = 30 ⇒ x = 15 Thus, x is equal to...

### The mean of 20 numbers is 0. OF them, at the most, how many may be greater than zero?

(a) 0 (b) 1 (c) 10 (d) 19 Answer: (d) 19 Sol: It is given that mean of 20 numbers is zero. i.e., average of 20 numbers is zero. i.e., sum of 20 numbers is zero. Thus, at most, there can be 19...

### The median of the first 8 prime numbers is

(a) 7 (b) 9 (c) 11 (d) 13 Answer: (b) 9 Sol: First 8 prime numbers are 2, 3, 5, 7, 11, 13, 17 and 19. Median of 8 numbers is average of 4th and 5th terms.

### Look at the cumulative frequency distribution table given below:

Answer: (c) 13 Sol: Converting the given data into a frequency table, we get: Hence, the number of families having an income range of Rs. 20,000 – Rs. 25,000 is 13. The correct option is...

### The median and mode of a frequency distribution are 26 and 29 respectively. Then, the mean is

(a) 27.5 (b) 24.5 (c) 28.4 (d) 25.8 Answer: (b) 24.5 Sol: Mode = (3 × median) – (2 × mean) ⇒ (2 × mean) = (3 × median) – mode ⇒ (2 × mean) = 3 × 26 – 29 ⇒ (2 × mean) = 49 ⇒ Mean = 49 2 ∴ Mean = 24.5...

### The mean and mode of a frequency distribution are 28 and 16 respectively. The median is

(a) 22 (b) 23.5 (c) 24 (d) 24.5 Answer: (c) 24 Sol: Mode = (3 × median) – (2 × mean) ⇒ (3 × median) = (mode + 2 mean) ⇒ (3 × median) = 16 + 56 ⇒ (3 × median) = 72 ⇒ Median = 72 3 ∴...

### Consider the following table:

### Look at the frequency distribution table given below:

### If the mean and median of a set of numbers are 8.9 and 9 respectively, then the mode will be

(a) 7.2 (b) 8.2 (c) 9.2 (d) 10.2 Answer: (c) 9.2 Sol: It is given that the mean and median are 8.9 and 9, respectively, ∴ Mode = (3 × Median) – (2 × Mean) ⇒ Mode = (3 × 9) – (2 × 8.9) = 27 – 17.8 =...

### Median =?

### Mode = ?

### Consider the following frequency distribution

### Consider the frequency distribution of the heights of 60 students of a class

### if the ‘less than type’ ogive and ‘more than type’ ogive intersect each other at (20.5, 15.5) then the median of the given data is

(a) 5.5 (b) 15.5 (c) 20.5 (d) 36.0 Answer: (c) 20.5 Sol: The x- coordinate represents the median of the given data. Thus, median of the given data is 20.5.

### The relation between mean, mode and median is

(a) mode=(3 * mean) – (2 * median) (b) mode=(3 *median) – (2 *mean) (c) median=(3 * mean) – (2 * mode) (d) mean=(3 * median) – (2 *mode) Answer: (b) mode=(3 * median) – (2 *mean) Sol: mode=(3 *...

### While computing the mean of the groue data, we assume that the frequencies are

(a) evenly distributed over the classes (b) centred at the class marks of the classes (c) centred at the lower limits of the classes (d) centred at the upper limits of the classes Answer: (b)...

### In the formula for the following the mean of the grouped data, the i d ’s are the deviations from A of

(a) lower limits of the classes (b) upper limits of the classes (c) midpoints of the classes (d) none of these Answer: (c) midpoints of the classes Sol: The ???????? ′???? are the deviations from A...

### For the finding the mean by using the formula,

### If ‘ i x s are the midpoints of the class intervals of a grouped data, ‘ i f s are the corresponding frequencies and x is the mean then

### The abscissa of the point of intersection of the Less Than Type and of the More Than Type cumulative frequency curves of a grouped data gives its

(a) Mean (b) Median (c) Mode (d)None of these Answer: (b) Median Sol: The abscissa of the point of intersection of the ‘less than type’ and that of the ‘more than type’ cumulative...

### The cumulative frequency table is useful is determining the

(a) Mean (b) Median (c) Mode (d) all of these Answer: (b) Median Sol: The cumulative frequency table is useful in determining the median.

### The medium of a frequency distribution is found graphically with the help of

(a) a histogram (b) a frequency curve (c) a frequency polygon (d) ogives Answer: (d) ogives Sol: This because median of a frequency distribution is found graphically...

### The mode of frequency distribution is obtained graphically from

(a) a frequency curve (b) a frequency polygon (c) a histogram (d) an ogive Answer: (c) a histogram Sol: The mode of a frequency distribution can be obtained graphically from a histogram.

### Which of the following measures of central tendency is influence by extreme values?

(a) Mean (b) Median (c) Mode (d) None of these Answer: (a) Mean Sol: Mean is influenced by extreme values.

### Which of the following cannot be determined graphically?

(a) Mean (b) Median (c) Mode (d) None of these Answer: (a) Mean Sol: The mean cannot be determined graphically because the values cannot be summed.

### Which of the following is not a measure of central tendency?

(a) Mean (b) Mode (c) Median (d) Standard Deviation Answer: (d) Standard Deviation Sol: The standard deviation is a measure of dispersion. It is the action or process of distributing...

### Calculate the missing frequency form the following distribution, it being given that the median of the distribution is 24.

### The following table, construct the frequency distribution of the percentage of marks obtained by 2300 students in a competitive examination.

### The following table gives the life-time (in days) of 100 electric bulbs of a certain brand.

### The following frequency distribution gives the monthly consumption of electricity ofr 64 consumers of locality.

### In the following data, find the values of p and q. Also, find the median class and modal class.

### The following are the ages of 300 patients getting medical treatment in a hospital on a particular day:

### Find the mode of the given data:

### What is the cumulative frequency of the modal class of the following distribution?

### If the median of ???? 5 , ???? 4 , ???? 2 , ???? and ???? 3 , where x > 0, is 8, find the value of x. Hint Arranging the observations in ascending order, we have ????/ 5 , ???? /4 , ????/ 3 , ????/ 2 , ???? Median= ????/ 3 = 8.

### The median of 19 observations is 30. Two more observation are made and the values of these are 8 and 32. Find the median of the 21 observations taken together. Hint Since 8 is less than 30 and 32 is more than 30, so the value of median (middle value) remains unchanged.

Sol: Since, 8 is less than 30 and 32 is more than 30, so the middle value remains unchanged Thus, the median of 21 observations taken together is 30.

### The observation 29, 32, 48, 50, x, x+2, 72, 78, 84, 95 are arranged in ascending order. What is the value of x if the median of the data is 63?arranged in ascending order. What is the value of x if the median of the data is 63?

### In a frequency distribution table with 12 classes, the class-width is 2.5 and the lowest class boundary is 8.1, then what is the upper class boundary of the highest class?

Sol: Upper class boundary = Lowest class boundary + width × number of classes = 8.1 + 2.5×12 = 8.1 + 30 = 38.1 Thus, upper class boundary of the highest class is 38.1.

### The distribution X and Y with total number of observations 36 and 64, and mean 4 and 3 respectively are combined. What is the mean of the resulting distribution X + Y?

### While calculating the mean of a given data by the assumed-mean method, the following values were obtained.

### Find the class marks of classes 10 -25 and 35 – 55.

### Find the class marks of classes 10 -25 and 35 – 55.

### In a class test, 50 students obtained marks as follows:

### For a certain distribution, mode and median were found to be 1000 and 1250 respectively. Find mean for this distribution using an empirical relation.

### A data has 25 observations arranged in a descending order. Which observation represents the median?

### What is the lower limit of the modal class of the following frequency distribution?

### Write the median class of the following distribution:

### From the following data, draw the two types of cumulative frequency curves and determine the median:

### The marks obtained by 100 students of a class in an examination are given below:

### From the following frequency, prepare the ‘more than’ ogive.

### The table given below shows the weekly expenditures on food of some households in a locality

### The following table gives the production yield per hectare of wheat of 100 farms of a village.

### The monthly consumption of electricity (in units) of some families of a locality is given in the following frequency distribution:

### The heights of 50 girls of Class X of a school are recorded as follows:

### Draw a ‘more than’ ogive for the data given below which gives the marks of 100 students.

### The given distribution shows the number of wickets taken by the bowlers in one-day international cricket matches:

### Find the median of the following data by making a ‘less than ogive’.

### The table below shows the daily expenditure on food of 30 households in a locality:

### The following table gives the daily income of 50 workers of a factory:

### A survey regarding the heights (in cm) of 50 girls of a class was conducted and the following data was obtained:

### Find the mean, median and mode of the following data:

### Find the mean, median and mode of the following data:

### Find the mean, median and mode of the following data:

### Find the mean, median and mode of the following data:

### Compute the mode from the following data:

### Compute the mode from the following series:

### Compute the mode from the following data:

### Calculate the mode from the following data:

### Given below is the distribution of total household expenditure of 200 manual workers in a city:

### Find the mode of the following distribution:

### Heights of students of class X are givee in the flowing frequency distribution

### Compute the mode of the following data:

### Find the mode of the following distribution:

### Find the median from the following data:

### Find the median from the following data:

### Find the median wages for the following frequency distribution:

### Calculate the median for the following data:

### If the median of the following frequency distribution is 32.5, find the values of f1 and f2.

### In the following data the median of the runs scored by 60 top batsmen of the world in oneday international cricket matches is 5000. Find the missing frequencies x and yIn the following data the median of the runs scored by 60 top batsmen of the world in oneday international cricket matches is 5000. Find the missing frequencies x and yIn the following data the median of the runs scored by 60 top batsmen of the world in oneday international cricket matches is 5000. Find the missing frequencies x and y

### The median of the following data is 16. Find the missing frequencies a and b if the total of frequencies is 70.

### Calculate the missing frequency from the following distribution, it being given that the median of distribution is 24.

### Calculate the median from the following data:

### Given below is the number of units of electricity consumed in a week in a certain locality:

### Calculate the median from the following frequency distribution table:

### The following table shows the daily wages of workers in a factory:

### Compute mean from the following data:

### In a hospital, the ages of diabetic patients were recorded as follows. Find the median age.

### The following table shows the marks scored by 80 students in an examination:

### Weight of 60 eggs were recorded as given below:

### The following table shows the age distribution of patients of malaria in a village during a particular month:

### Find the mean age from the following frequency distribution:

### Find the mean of the following data using step-deviation method:

### Find the arithmetic mean of the following frequency distribution using step-deviation method:

### In an annual examination, marks (out of 90) obtained by students of Class X in mathematics are given below:

### Find the mean of the following frequency distribution table using a suitable method:

### The weights of tea in 70 packets are shown in the following table:

### Find the mean of the following data, using step-deviation method:

### Find the mean of the following frequency distribution using step-deviation method.

### The following table gives the literacy rate (in percentage) in 40 cities. Find the mean literacy rate, choosing a suitable method.

### Find the mean of the following data, using assumed-mean method:

### Find the mean of the following frequency distribution, using the assumed-mean method:

### Find the mean marks per student, using assumed-mean method:

### During a medical check-up, the number of heartbeats per minute of 30 patients were recorded and summarized as follows:

### Find the mean of the following frequency distribution is 57.6 and the total number of observation is 50.

### The daily expenditure of 100 families are given below. Calculate ????1 and ????2 if the mean daily expenditure is ₹ 188.

### The mean of the following frequency data is 42, Find the missing frequencies x and y if the sum of frequencies is 100.

### The mean of following frequency distribution is 54. Find the value of p.

### The following distribution shows the daily pocket allowance of children of a locality. If the mean pocket allowance is ₹ 18 , find the missing frequency f.

### If the mean of the following frequency distribution is 24, find the value of p.

### Using an appropriate method, find the mean of the following frequency distribution:

### Find the mean of the following data, using direct method:

### Find the mean of the following data, using direct method:

### Find the mean using direct method:

### Compute the mean for following data:

### If the mean of 25 observations is 27 and each observation is decreased by 7, what will be new mean?

### If the mean of 5 observation x, x + 2, x + 4, x +6and x + 8 , find the value of x.

### PQ is a chord of length 16 cm of a circle of radius 10 cm. The tangents at P and Q intersect at a point T as shown in the figure. Find the length of TP.

### Prove that the angle between the two tangents drawn from an external point to a circle is supplementary to the angle subtended by the line segments joining the points of contact at the centre.

### Prove that the opposite sides of a quadrilateral circumscribing a circle subtend supplementary angles at the centre of the circle.

### A quadrilateral ABCD is drawn to circumscribe a circle. Prove that AB + CD = AD + BC.

Or

A quadrilateral is drawn to circumscribe a circle. Prove that the sum of opposite sides are equal.

### Two concentric circles are of radii 5 cm and 3 cm respectively. Find the length of the chord of the larger circle which touches the smaller circle.

### Prove that the parallelogram circumscribing a circle, is a rhombus.

### Prove that the tangents drawn at the ends of a chord of a circle make equal angles with the chord.

### If two tangents are drawn to a circle from an external point, show that they subtend equal angles at the centre.

### In the given figure, if AB = AC, prove that BE = CE.

### Prove that the tangents drawn at the ends of the diameter of a circle are parallel.

### Prove that the lengths of two tangents drawn from an external point to a circle are equal.

### Fill in the blanks.

(i) A line intersecting a circle in two distinct points is called a ………

(ii) A circle can have parallel tangents at the most …

(iii) The common point of a tangent to a circle and the circle is called the ………

(iv) A circle can have ….. tangents

Sol: A line intersecting a circle at two district points is called a secant A circle can have two parallel tangents at the most The common point of a tangent to a circle and the circle is called the...

### Two tangents segments BC and BD are drawn to a circle with center O such that CBD 120. Prove that OB 2BC

### In the given figure, PA and PB are two tangents form an externa point P to a circle with centre O. If PBA 65 , find the OAB and APB.

### In the given figure, PA and PB are the tangents to a circle with centre O. Show that the points A, O, B, P are concyclic.

### In the given figure, a quadrilateral ABCD is drawn to circumscribe a circle such that its sides AB, BC, CD and AD touch the circle at P, Q, R and S respectively. If AB = x cm, BC = 7cm, CR = 3cm and AS=5cm, find x.

### In the given figure, AD and AE are the tangents to a circle with centre O and BC touches the circle at F. If AE = 5 cm, then perimeter of ABC is

### If tangents PA and PB from a point P to a circle with center O are drawn so that APB 80, then, POA?

### If the angles between two radii of a circle is 130 , then the angle between the tangents at the ends of the radii is (a) 65 (b) 40 (c) 50 (d) 90

### In the given figure, O is the center of a circle, PQ is a chord and the tangent PT at P makes an angle of 50 with PQ. Then, POQ ?

### Which of the following statement is not true?

(a) A line which intersect a circle in tow points, is called secant of the circle.

(b)A line intersecting a circle at one point only, is called a tangent to the circle.

(c) The point at which a line touches the circle, is called the point of contact.

(d) A tangent to the circle can be drawn form a point inside the circle.

Answer: (d) A tangent to the circle can be drawn form a point inside the circle. Sol: A tangent to the circle can be drawn from a point Inside the circle. This statement is false because tangents...

### Which of the following statements is not true?

(a) A tangent to a circle intersects the circle exactly at one point.

(b) The point common to the circle and its tangent is called the point of contact.

(c) The tangent at any point of a circle is perpendicular to the radius of the circle through the point of contact.

(d) A straight line can meet a circle at one point only.

Answer: (d) A straight line can meet a circle at one point only. Sol: A straight be can meet a circle at one point only This statement is not true because a straight line that is not a tangent but a...

### Which of the following statements in not true?

(a)If a point P lies inside a circle, not tangent can be drawn to the circle, passing through p.

(b) If a point P lies on the circle, then one and only one tangent can be drawn to the circle at P.

(c) If a point P lies outside the circle, then only two tangents can be drawn to the circle form P.

(d) A circle can have more than two parallel tangents. parallel to a given line.

Answer: (d) A circle can have more than two parallel tangents. parallel to a given line. Sol: A circle can have more than two parallel tangents. parallel to a given line. This statement is false...

### In the given figure, O is the centre of two concentric circles of radii 5 cm and 3 cm. From an external point p tangents PA and PB are drawn to these circles. If PA = 12 cm then PB is equal to

### In the given figure, AP, AQ and BC are tangents to the circle. If AB = 5 cm, AC = 6 cm and BC = 4 cm then the length of AP is

### In the given figure, three circles with centres A, B, C respectively touch each other externally. If AB = 5 cm, BC = 7 cm and CA = 6 cm then the radius of the circle with centre A is

### In the given figure, DE and DF are tangents from an external point D to a circle with centre A. If DE = 5 cm and DE DF then the radius of the circle is (a) 3 cm (b) 4 cm (c) 5 cm (d) 6 cm

### In the given figure, PA and PB are tangents to the given circle such that PA = 5 cm and APB 60 . The length of chord AB is

### Quadrilateral ABCD is circumscribed to a circle. If AB= 6 cm, BC = 7cm and CD = 4cm then the length of AD is (a) 3 cm (b) 4 cm (c) 6 cm (d) 7 cm

### In the given figure, ABC is right-angled at B such that BC = 6 cm and AB = 8 cm. A circle with centre O has been inscribed the triangle. OP AB,OQ BCand OR AC. If OP = OQ = OR = x cm then x = ?

### In the given figure, a circle is inscribed in a quadrilateral ABCD touching its sides AB, BC, CD and AD at P, Q, R and S respectively. If the radius of the circle is 10 cm, BC = 38 cm, PB = 27 cm and AD CD then the length of CD is

### In a right triangle ABC, right angled at B, BC = 12 cm and AB = 5 cm. The radius of the circle inscribed in the triangle is (a) 1 cm (b) 2 cm (c) 3 cm (d) 4 cm

### In the given figure, O is the centre of a circle, AB is a chord and AT is the tangent at A. If AOB 100 then BAT is equal to

### In the given figure, quad. ABCD is circumscribed, touching the circle at P, Q, R and S. If AP = 6 cm, BP = 5 cm, CQ = 3 cm and DR = 4 cm then perimeter of quad. ABCD is

### In the given figure, quad. ABCD is circumscribed touching the circle at P, Q, R and S. If AP = 5 cm, BC= 7 c m and CS = 3 cm. Then, the length of AB = ?

### In the given figure, QR is a common tangent to the given circles, touching externally at the point T. The tangent at T meets QR at P. If PT= 3.8 cm then the length of QR is

### In the given figure, a triangle PQR is drawn to circumscribe a circle of radius 6 cm such that the segments QT and TR into which QR is divided by the point of contact T, are of lengths 12 cm and 9 cm respectively. If the area of PQR 189 cm2 then the length of side of PQ is (a) 17.5 cm (b) 20 cm (c) 22.5 cm (d) 25 cm

### In the given figure, O is the centre of a circle; PQL and PRM are the tangents at the points Q and R respectively and S is a point on the circle such that SQL 50 and DE DF OQ BC and OR AC.

### To draw a pair of tangents to a circle, which are inclined to each other at an angle of 45, we have to draw tangents at the end points of those two radii, the angle between which is (a) 105 (b) 135 (c) 140 (d) 145

### In the given figure, a circle touches the side DF of EDF at H and touches ED and EF produced at K and M respectively. If EK = 9 cm then the perimeter of EDF is

### In the given figure, O is the centre of a circle, BOA is its diameter and the tangent at the point P meets BA extended at T. If PBO 30 then PTA ?

### The length of the tangent form an external point P to a circle of radius 5 cm is 10 cm. The distance of the point from the centre of the circle is (a) 8 cm (b)

### In the given figure, PQR is a tangent to the circle at Q, whose centre is O and AB is a chord parallel to PR such that BQR 70 . Then, AQB ? (a) 20 (b) 35 (c) 40 (d) 45

### O is the centre of a circle of radius 5 cm. At a distance of 13 cm form O, a point P is taken. From this point, two tangents PQ and PR are drawn to the circle. Then, the area of quad. PQOR is

### In the given figure, two circles touch each other at C and AB is a tangent to both the circles. The measure of ACB is

### In the given figure, PQ is a tangent to a circle with centre O, A is the point of contact. If PAB 67 , then the measure of

### In the given figure, O is the centre of the circle. AB is the tangent to the circle at the point P. If PAO 30 then CPB ACP is equal to

### In the given figure, O is the centre of the circle. AB is the tangent to the circle at the point P. If APQ 58 then the measure of PQB is

### If PA and PB are two tangents to a circle with centre O such that APB 80 . Then, AOP ?

### In the given figure, PQ and PR are tangents to a circle with centre A. If QPA 27 then QAR equals

### In the given figure, PQ and PR are tangents to a circle with centre A. If QPA 27 then QAR equals

### If two tangents inclined at an angle of 60 are drawn to a circle of a radius 3 cm then the length of each tangent is

### In the given figure, PA and PB are two tangents to th4e circle with centre O. If APB 60 then OAB is

### In the given figure, O is the centre of a circle and PT is the tangent to the circle. If PQ is a chord such that QPT 50then POQ ?

### In the given figure, If AOD 135 then BOC equal to

### In the given figure, the length of BC is

### If PA and PB are two tangents to a circle with centre O such that AOB 110 then APB is equal to

### In the given figure, AT is a tangent to the circle with center O such that OT = 4 cm and OTA 30, Then, AT ?

### In the given figure, O is the center of a circle, PQ is a chord and Pt is the tangent at P. If POQ 70 , then TPQ is equal to

### In the given figure, 0 is the centre of a circle, AOC is its diameter such that ACB 50. If AT is the tangent to the circle at the point A, then BAT ?

### In the given figure, AB and AC are tangents to a circle with centre O and radius 8 cm. If OA=17 cm, then the length of AC (in cm) is

### In the given figure, O is the centre of two concentric circles of radii 6 cm and 10 cm. AB is a chord of outer circle which touches the inner circle. The length of chord AB is

### If a chord AB subtends an angle of 60 at the center of a circle, then he angle between the tangents to the circle drawn form A and B is (a) 30 (b) 60 (c) 90 (d) 120

### In the given figure, AB and AC are tangents to the circle with center O such that BAC 40 . Then , BOC = 40.

### PQ is a tangent to a circle with centre O at the point P. If OQP is equal to

### In the given figure, point P is 26 cm away from the center O of a circle and the length PT of the tangent drawn from P to the circle is 24 cm. Then, the radius of the circle is

### In the given figure, PT is tangent to the circle with centre O. If OT = 6 cm and OP = 10 cm then the length of tangent PT is

### The chord of a circle of radius 10 cm subtends a right angle at its centre. The length of the chord (in cm) is

### Which of the following pairs of lines in a circle cannot be parallel?

(a) two chords (b) a chord and tangent (c) two tangents (d) two diameters

Answer: (d) two diameters Sol: Two diameters cannot be parallel as they perpendicularly bisect each other.

### In a circle of radius 7 cm, tangent PT is drawn from a point P such that PT =24 cm. If O is the centre of the circle, then length OP = ?

(a) 30 cm (b) 28 cm (c) 25 cm (d) 18 cm Answer: (c) 25 cm Sol: The tangent at any point of a circle is perpendicular to the radius at the...

### In the given figure, RQ is a tangent to the circle with centre O, If SQ = 6 cm and QR = 4 cm. then OR is equal to

### The number of tangents that can be drawn form an external point to a circle is (a) 1 (b) 2 (3) (d) 4

### In the given figure, PA and PB are two tangents to the circle with centre O. If APB 60 , then find the measure of OAB.

### 13. In the given figure, PQ is chord of a circle with centre O an PT is a tangent. If QPT 60, find the PRQ.

### In two concentric circles, a chord of length 8cm of the large circle touches he smaller circle. If the radius of the larger circle is 5cm then find the radius of the smaller circle.

### In the given figure, O is the centre of the circle. PA and PB are tangents. Show that AOBP is cyclic quadrilateral.

### In the given figure, a cradle inscribed in a triangle ABC touches the sides AB, BC and CA at points D, E and F respectively. If AB = 14cm, BC = 8cm and CA=12 cm. Find the length AD, BE and CF.

BD = 5cm = BE Solving (3) and (4), we get and AD = 9cm