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Textbook | NCERT |

Class | Class 8 |

Subject | Maths |

Chapter | Chapter 20 |

Chapter Name | Volume and Surface Area of Solids |

Exercise | 20 A |

Category | RS Aggarwal Solutions |

**RS Aggarwal Solutions Class 8 Chapter 20 Volume and Surface Area of Solids Exercise 20A** **Download PDF**

**Question 1.****Solution:**

(i)

Length of cuboid (l) = 22 cm.

Breadth (b) = 12 cm

and height (h) = 7.5 cm.

**Question 2.****Solution:**

Length of water tank (l) = 2 m

75cm = 2.75 m

breadth (b) = 1 m 80cm = 1.80 m

and height (h) = 1 m 40 cm = 1.40 m

Volume of water filled in it = l.b.h = 2.75 x 1.80 x 1.40 m³

= 6.93 m³

Water in litres = 6.93 x 1000

= 6930 litres (1 m³ = 1000 litres) Ans.

**Question 3.****Solution:**

Length of iron (l) = 1.05 m

= 105 cm

breadth (b) = 70 cm and height (h) = 1.5 cm

volume of iron = l x b x h = 105 x 70 x 1.5 cm³

= 11025 cm³

weight of 1cm³ iron = 8 gram

Total weight = 11025 x g = 88200 g

= 882001000 kg

= 88.2 kg Ans.

**Question 4.****Solution:**

Area of courtyard = 3750 m²

Height of gravel = 1 cm.

Volume of gravel = 3750 x 1100 m³

= 37.50 m³

Cost of 1 m³ gravel = Rs. 6.40

Total cost = Rs. 6.40 x 37.50

= Rs. 240 Ans.

**Question 5.****Solution:**

Length of hall (l) = 16 m

Breadth (b) = 12.5 m

height (h) = 4.5 m

Volume of air in it = l x b x h

= 16 x 12.5 x 4.5 m3

= 900 m³

Air for one person is required = 3.6 m³

Number of person which can be accommodated in the hall = 900 ÷ 3.6

= 900×1036

= 250

**Question 6.****Solution:**

Length of cardboard box (l)

= 1.2 m = 120 cm.

breadth (b) = 72 cm.

Height (h) = 54 cm.

Volume of box = l x b x h

= 120 x 72 x 54 cm³

= 466560 cm³

Volume of one soap bar = 6 x 4.5 x 4 cm³

= 108 cm³

No. of bars to be kept in it = 466560108

= 4320 Ans.

**Question 7.****Solution:**

Volume of one match box = 4 x 2.5 x 1.5 cm³ = 15 cm³

Volume of 144 matchboxes = 15 x 144 cm³

or volume of one packet = 2160 cm³

Length of carton (l) = 1.5 m = 150 cm

Breadth (b) = 84 cm

and height (h) = 60 cm.

Volume of one carton = l x b x h

= 150 x 84 x 60 cm³

= 756000 cm³

No. of packets = 756000 ÷ 2160

= 350 Ans.

**Question 8.****Solution:**

Length of one plank = 2m

= 200 cm

Breadth (b) = 25 cm

**Question 9.****Solution:**

Length of wall (l) = 8m = 800 cm

Height (h) = 5.4 m = 540 cm

Width (b) = 33 cm

**Question 10.****Solution:**

Length of wall (l) = 15 m

Width (b) = 30 cm = 0.3 m

Height (h) = 4 m

**Question 11.****Solution:**

Length of rectangular cistern (l) = 11.2 m

Breadth (b) = 6 m

Height (h) = 5.8 m

**Question 12.****Solution:**

Volume of block of gold = 0.5 m³

= 0.5 x 1000000 cm³

= 500000 cm³

**Question 13.****Solution:**

Area of field = 2 hectare

= 20000 m²

Rainfall = 5 cm. = 0.05 m

Volume of water of rainfall

= Area of field x height of rainfall water

= 20000 x 0.05 m³

= 1000 m³ Ans.

**Question 14.****Solution:**

Speed of water = 3 km/h

Length of water flow in 1 minute

= 3km60m

= 300060

= 50 m

Width of river = 45 m

Depth of river = 2 m

Volume of water in 1 minute

= 45 x 2 x 50 m³

= 4500 m³ Ans.

**Question 15.****Solution:**

Length of pit (l) = 5m

Width (b) = 3.5 m

Let depth of pit = h

then volume of earth dug out

= l.b.h = 5 x 3.5 x h = 17.5 h m³

But volume of earth = 14 m³

17.5 h = 14

h = 1417.5 = 140175

=> h = 45 m

= 45 x 100

= 80 cm Ans.

**Question 16.****Solution:**

Width of tank = 90 cm = 90100 m

Depth = 40 cm = 40100 m

Water = 576 litre

**Question 17.****Solution:**

Volume of wood = 1.35 m³

Length of beam = 5m

Thickness = 36 cm = 36100 m.

Width = Volumelength×thickness

**Question 18.****Solution:**

Volume of a room = 378 m³

Area of its floor = 84 m²

Height = VolumeArea

= 37884 m

= 4.5 m Ans.

**Question 19.****Solution:**

Length of pool = 260 m

and width = 140 m.

Volume of water = 54600 m³

**Question 20.****Solution:**

Outer length of wooden box (L) = 60 cm

Width (B) = 45 cm

and height (H) = 32 cm.

Thickness of wood used = 2.5 cm.

Inner length (l) = 60 – 2 x 2.5

= 60 – 5

= 55 cm

**Question 21.****Solution:**

Outer length of open box = 36 cm

breadth = 25 cm

and height = 16.5 cm

thickness of iron = 1.5 cm.

∴ Inner length = 36 – 2 x 1.5

= 36 – 3

= 33 cm

breadth = 25 – 2 x 1.5

= 25 – 3

= 22 cm

and height = 16.5 – 1.5

= 15 cm .

∴ Volume of iron used in it = Outer volume – Inner volume

= 36 x 25 x 16.5 cm3 – 33 x 22 x 15 cm³

= 14850 – 10890

= 3960 cm³

weight of 1 cm³ = 8.5 gram

∴ Total weight = 3960 x 8.5 g

= 33660 g

= 33.660 kg

= 33.66 kg Ans.

**Question 22.****Solution:**

Outer length of the box = 56 cm

Width = 39 cm

and height = 30 cm

Volume = 56 x 39 x 30

= 65520 cm³

Thickness of wood used = 3cm.

∴ Inner length = 56 – 2 x 3

= 56 – 6

= 50 cm

Width = 39 – 2 x 3

= 39 – 6

= 33 cm

and height = 30 – 2 x 3

= 30 – 6

= 24 cm

∴ Inner volume of the box = 50 x 33 x 24 cm³

= 39600 cm³

and volume of wood used = Outer volume – Inner volume

= (65520 – 39600)cm³

= 25920 cm³ Ans.

**Question 23.****Solution:**

Outer length of box = 62 cm.

Outer width = 30 cm.

Outer height = 18 cm.

Thickness of wood = 2 cm.

∴ Internal length = 62 – 2 x 2

= 58 cm.

Internal width = 30 – 2 x 2

= 26 cm.

Internal height =18 – 2 x 2

= 14 cm.

Capacity of the box = lbh

= 58 x 26 x 14 cm³

= 21112 cm³ Ans.

**Question 24.****Solution:**

Outer length = 80 cm.

Outer width = 65 cm.

Outer height = 45 cm.

Total volume = 80 x 65 x 45 cm³

= 234000 cm³

Thickness of wood = 2.5 cm.

∴ Inner length = 80 – 2 x 2.5 = 75 cm.

Inner width = 65 – 2 x 2.5 = 60 cm.

Inner height = 45 – 2 x 2.5 = 40 cm.

**Question 25.****Solution:**

(i) Edge of cube (a) = 7 m

(a) Volume = a³ = (7)³

= 7 x 7 x 7 m³

= 343 m³ Ans.

**Question 26.****Solution:**

Surface area of a cube = 1176 cm²

Let edge of the cube = a

**Question 27.****Solution:**

Volume of a cube = 729 cm³

Let edge of cube = a

then a³ = 729 = (9)³

a = 9 cm.

Hence surface area = 6a² = 6 (9)² cm²

= 6 x 81

= 486 cm² Ans.

**Question 28.****Solution:**

Length of metal block (l) = 2.25 m = 225 cm

Width (b) = 1.5 m = 150 cm

and height (h) = 27 cm

Volume of block = l x b x h

= 225 x 150 x 27 cm³

= 911250 cm³

Side of each cube = 45 cm.

Volume of each cube = a³

= 45 x 45 x 45

= 94125 cm³

Number of cubes = 91125091125

= 10 Ans.

**Question 29.****Solution:**

Let edge of given cube = a

Volume = a³

and surface area = 6a²

By doubling the edge of cube3 the side of new cube = a x 2 = 2a

Volume (2a)³ = 8a³

and surface area = 6 (2a)² = 6 x 4a²

= 24a² = 4 x 6a²

It is clear from the above that

Volume is increased 8 times and surface area is 4 times. Ans.

**Question 30.****Solution:**

Total cost of wood = Rs. 256

Rate = Rs.,500 per m³

Volume of wood = 256500 = 0.512 m³

= 0.512 x 100 x 100 x 100 cm³

= 512000 cm³

Let length of each side = a

then a³ = 512000 = (80)³

a = 80

Hence length of each side = 80 cm. Ans.

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