 # RS Aggarwal Solutions for Class 8 Maths Chapter 1 - Rational Numbers Exercise 1G

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1. From a rope 11m long, two pieces of lengths $2\frac{3}{5}$m and $3\frac{3}{10}$m are cut off. What is the length of the remaining rope?

Solution: we know that the given details are

The length of the rope =11m

Length of the 1st piece = $2\frac{3}{5}$m

Length of the 2nd piece = $3\frac{3}{10}$m

Total length of the pieces = length of 1st piece + length of 2nd piece

= $2\frac{3}{5}$ + $3\frac{3}{10}$

=(5×2+3)/5 + (10×3+3)/10

=13/5 + 33/10

By taking the LCM for 5 and 10 is 10

= (13×2 + 33×1)/10

= (26+33)/10

=59/10m

Length of the remaining rope = length of the rope – total length of the pieces

= 11m – 59/10m

By taking the LCM

= (11×10 -59×1)/10

= (110-59)/10

=51/10

= $5\frac{1}{10}$m

∴ The length of the remaining rope is $5\frac{1}{10}$m.

2. A drum full of rice weighs $40\frac{1}{6}$kg. If the empty drum weighs $13\frac{3}{4}$kg, find the weight of rice in the drum.

Solution: we know that the given details are

A drum full of rice weighs = $40\frac{1}{6}$kg

Empty drum weighs = $13\frac{3}{4}$kg

Weight of rice in the drum = drum full of rice – weight of empty drum

= $40\frac{1}{6}$ – 13 ¾

= 241/6 – 55/4

By taking the LCM for 6 and 4 is 12

= (241×2 – 55×3)/12

= (482 – 165)/12

= 317/12

= $26\frac{5}{12}$kg

∴ The weight of rice in the drum = $26\frac{5}{12}$kg.

3. A basket contains three types of fruits weighing $19\frac{1}{3}$kg in all. If $8\frac{1}{9}$kg of these be apples, $3\frac{1}{6}$kg be oranges and the rest pears, what is the weight of the pears in the basket?

Solution: we know that the given details are

Weight of three types of fruits = $19\frac{1}{3}$kg

Weight of apples = $8\frac{1}{9}$kg

Weight of oranges = $3\frac{1}{6}$kg

Weight of pears = Weight of three types of fruits – (Weight of apples + Weight of oranges)

= $19\frac{1}{3}$ – ($8\frac{1}{9}$ + $3\frac{1}{6}$)

= 58/3 – (73/9 + 19/6)

= 58/3 – (73×2 + 19×3)/18 (by taking LCM for 9 and 6 is 18)

= 58/3 – (146 + 57)/18

= 58/3 – 203/18

By taking LCM for 3 and 18 is 18

= (58×6 – 203×1)/18

= (348 – 203)/18

= 145/18

= $8\frac{1}{18}$kg

∴ The weight of pears is $8\frac{1}{18}$kg.

4. On one day a rickshaw puller earned ₹160. Out of his earnings he spent ₹$26\frac{3}{5}$ on tea and snacks. ₹50 ½ on food and ₹$16\frac{2}{5}$ on repairs of the rickshaw. How much did he save on that day?

Solution: we know that the given details are

Total earnings = ₹160

Earnings spent on tea and snacks = ₹$26\frac{3}{5}$

Earnings spent on food = ₹$50\frac{1}{2}$

Earnings spent on repairs = ₹$16\frac{2}{5}$

∴ Total expenditure = Earnings spent on tea and snacks + Earnings spent on food + Earnings spent on repairs

= ₹$26\frac{3}{5}$+ ₹$50\frac{1}{2}$ + ₹$16\frac{2}{5}$

= 133/5 + 101/2 + 82/5

By taking LCM for 5 and 2 is 10

= (133×2 + 101×5 + 82×2)/10

= (266 + 505 +164)/10

= 935/10

Total Savings = Total Earnings – Total Expenditure

= ₹160 – ₹935/10

By taking 10 as the LCM

= (160×10 – 935×1)/10

= (1600 – 935)/10

= 665/10 = 66 ½

∴ Total Savings on that day is ₹66 ½.

5. Find the cost of $3\frac{2}{5}$ meters of cloth at ₹66 ¾ per meter.

Solution: we know that the given details are

Cost of the cloth per meter = ₹66 ¾

Total meters = $3\frac{2}{5}$meters

Total cost of cloth = Cost of the cloth per meter × Total meters

= ₹66 ¾ × $3\frac{2}{5}$

= 267/4 × 17/5

= 4335/20

Further we can divide by 5 we get,

4335/20 = 867/4 = 216 ¾

∴ Cost of the cloth is ₹216 ¾.

6. A car moving at an average speed of $60\frac{2}{5}$km/hr. How much distance will it cover in 6 ¼ hours?

Solution: we know that the given details are

Speed of the car = $60\frac{2}{5}$ km/hr.

Total hours = 6 ¼ hours

By using the formula, speed = distance/time

Distance of the car = speed of the car × time taken

= $60\frac{2}{5}$× 6 ¼

=302/5 × 25/4

= 7550/20

= 755/2 = 377 ½

∴ Distance covered = 377 ½ km.

7. Find the area of a rectangular park which is $36\frac{3}{5}$m long and $16\frac{2}{3}$m broad.

Solution: we know that the given details are

Length of the park = $36\frac{3}{5}$m

Breadth of the park = $16\frac{2}{3}$m

By using the formula, area of rectangle = length × breadth

Area of rectangular park = $36\frac{3}{5}$ × $16\frac{2}{3}$

= 183/5m × 50/3m

= 9150/15m2 = 610m2

∴ Area of the park = 610m2

8. Find the area of a square plot of land whose each side measures 8 ½ meters.

Solution: we know that the given details are

One side measures = $8\frac{1}{2}$m

By using the formula,

Area of square = side × side

Area of square plot = 8 ½m × 8 ½m

= 17/2m × 17/2m

= 289/4m2 = 72 ¼ m2

∴ Area of square plot is 72 ¼ m2

9. One liter of petrol costs ₹63 ¾. What is the cost 34 liters of petrol?

Solution: we know that the given details are

Cost of 1 liter petrol = ₹63 ¾

Cost of 34 liters petrol = 34 × cost of 1 liter petrol

= 34 × 63 ¾

= 34 × 255/4

= 8670/4

We can further divide by 2 we get,

= 4335/2

= 2167 ½

∴ Cost of 34 liters petrol is ₹2167 ½

10. An aeroplane covers 1020km in an hour. How much distance will it cover in $4\frac{1}{6}$hours?

Solution: we know that the given details are

Distance covered in 1 hour = 1020km

Distance covered in $4\frac{1}{6}$ hour = $4\frac{1}{6}$ × distance covered in 1 hour

= $4\frac{1}{6}$× 1020

= 25/6 × 1020

=25500/6

= 4250km

∴ Distance covered in $4\frac{1}{6}$hours = 4250km.

### Access other Exercises of RS Aggarwal Solutions for Class 8 Maths Chapter 1- Rational Numbers

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Exercise 1D Solutions 9 Questions

Exercise 1E Solutions 12 Questions

Exercise 1F Solutions 8 Questions

Exercise 1H Solutions 23 Questions

## RS Aggarwal Solutions for Class 8 Maths Chapter 1- Rational Numbers Exercise 1G

Exercise 1G of RS Aggarwal Class 8 Chapter 1, Rational Numbers contains the advance concepts related to Rational Numbers. This exercise mainly deals with Word problems.

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