NCERT Class 9 Solutions: Quadrilaterals (Chapter 8) Exercise 8.1 – Part 4 (For CBSE, ICSE, IAS, NET, NRA 2022)

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Chart of Quadrilaterals

Chart of Quadrilaterals of Various Types

Q-7 ABCD is a rhombus. Show that diagonal bisects as well as and

Diagonal BD bisects as well as .

Solution:

ABCD is Rhombus

Given,

  • ABCD is a rhombus
  • AC and BD are its diagonals.

Proof,

  • (Sides of a rhombus are equal)
  • … equation (1) (Angles opposite of equal sides of a triangle are equal.)
  • Also, , therefore, … equation (2) (Alternate interior angles)

From equation (1) and (2) ,

Therefore, AC bisects .

Similarly,

  • (Sides of a rhombus are equal)
  • … equation (3) (Angles opposite of equal sides of a triangle are equal.)

Also, and so … equation (4) (Alternate interior angles)

From Equation (3) and (4)

Therefore, AC bisects .

Similarly, diagonal BD bisects as well as .

Q-8 ABCD is a rectangle in which diagonal bisects as well as . Show that:

  1. ABCD is a square
  2. Diagonal BD bisects ∠ B as well as ∠ D.

Solution:

ABCD is a Rectangle
  • Given ABCD is a rectangle, AC is bisects, as well as

Solution (i) :

  • (AC bisects as well as )
  • (Sides opposite to equal angles of a triangle are equal)
  • Also, (Opposite sides of a rectangle)
  • Therefore,
  • Thus, ABCD is a square.

Solution (ii) :

  • (Angles opposite to equal sides are equal)
  • Also, (Alternate interior angles) therefore,
  • Thus, BD bisects

Now,

Thus, BD bisects

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