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NCERT Solutions for Class 6 Maths Chapter 5 Understanding Elementary Shapes Exercise 5.6
Name the types of following triangles:
(a) Triangle with lengths of sides 7 cm, 8 cm and 9 cm.
(b) ΔABC with AB = 8.7 cm, AC = 7 cm and BC 6 cm.
(c) ΔPQR such that PQ = QR = PR = 5 cm.
(d) ΔDEF with m∠D = 90°
(e) ΔXYZ with m∠Y = 90° and XY – YZ
(f) ΔLMN with m∠L = 30° , m∠M = 70° and m∠N = 80°.
(a) Scalene triangle
(b) Scalene triangle
(c) Equilateral triangle
(d) Right-angled triangle
(e) Isosceles right-angled triangle
(f) Acute-angled triangle
Match the following:
Measure of Triangle Types of Triangle
(i) 3 sides of equal length (a) Scalene
(ii) 2 sides of equal length right angled (b) Isosceles
(iii) All sides are of different length angled (c) Obtuse
(iv) 3 acute angles angled (d) Right
(v) 1 right angle (e) Equilateral
(vi) 1 obtuse angle angled (f) Acute
(vii) 1 right angle with two sides of equal length (g) Isosceles
(i) → (e)
(ii) → (g)
(iii) → (a)
(iv) → (f)
(v) → (d)
(vi) → (c)
(vii) → (b)
Name each of the following triangles in two different ways: (You may judge the nature of angle by observation)
(a) Acute angled triangle and Isosceles triangle
(b) Right-angled triangle and scalene triangle
(c) Obtuse-angled triangle and Isosceles triangle
(d) Right-angled triangle and Isosceles triangle
(e) Equilateral triangle and acute angled triangle
(f) Obtuse-angled triangle and scalene triangle
Try to construct triangles using match sticks. Some are shown here.
Can you make a triangle with:
(a) 3 matchsticks?
(b) 4 matchsticks?
(c) 5 matchsticks?
(d) 6 matchsticks?
(Remember you have to use all the available matchsticks in each case)
If you cannot make a triangle, think of reasons for it.
(a) 3 matchsticks: This is an acute angle triangle and it is possible with 3 matchsticks to make a triangle because sum of two sides is greater than third side.
(b) 4 matchsticks: This is a square, hence with four matchsticks we cannot make triangle.
(c) 5 matchsticks: This is an acute angle triangle and it is possible to make triangle with five matchsticks, in this case sum of two sides is greater than third side.
(d) 6 matchsticks: This is an acute angle triangle and it is possible to make a triangle with the help of 6 matchsticks because sum of two sides is greater than third side.