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MENSURATION

Mensuration is a branch of mathematics which deals with the measurements of lengths of lines, areas of surfaces and volumes of solids. Mensuration may be divided into two parts. 1. 2. Plane mensuration Solid mensuration

Plane mensuration deals with perimeter, length of sides and areas of two dimensional figures and shapes. Solid mensuration deals with areas and volumes of solid objects. After learning this chapter you will be able to * Recognise a cylinder, a cone and a sphere. * * * * Understand the properties of cylinder, cone and sphere. Distinguish between the structure of cylinder and cone. Derive the formula to find the surface area and volume of cylinder, cone and sphere. Solve simple problems pertaining to the surface area and volume of cylinder, cone and sphere.

CYLINDER
Observe the following figures :

Road roller

Circular based storage Tank

Cylinder

Wheels of a road roller, a circular based storage tank etc will suggest you, the concept of a right circular cylinder.
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1. The right circular cylinder A right circular cylinder is a solid described by revolution of a rectangle about one of its sides which remains fixed.

AP = Radius of the circular plane AB = Axis of the cylinder PQ = Height of the cylinder Features of a right circular cylinder 1) A right circular cylinder has two plane surfaces, circular in shape. 2) The curved surface joining the plane surfaces is the lateral surface of the cylinder. 3) The two circular planes are parallel to each other and also congruent. 4) The line joining the centers of the circular planes is the axis of the cylinder. 5) All the points on the lateral surface of the right circular cylinder are equidistant from the axis. 6) Radius of circular plane is the radius of the cylinder. Two types of cylinders : 1. Hollow cylinder and 2. Solid cylinder A hollow cylinder is formed by the lateral surface only.

Example : A pipe
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l = 2 πr (ii) Breadth of the rectangle b is the height of the cylinder = h Area of the rectangle A = l x b Lateral surface area of the Cylinder A = 2 πr h A = 2 πr h sq.A solid cylinder is the region bounded by two circular plane surfaces and also the lateral surface. 4. (say PQ) 3. units 230 . Surface area of a right circular cylinder A. 2. Lateral Surface area : Activity : 1. Area of the rectangle is equal to the area of the curved surface of the cylinder. You will get a rectangular paper cutting which exactly covers the lateral surface. Wrap the strip around the lateral surface of the cylinder and cut the overlapping strip along the vertical line. Example : A garden roller 2. Expression for the lateral surface area : (i) Length of the rectangle is equal to the circumference. Take a strip of paper having width equal to the height of the cylinder.

Total surface area of a cylinder : πr 2 ∴ 2πrh πr 2 The total surface area of the cylinder = = = = [ Area of two circular bases 2πr 2 + 2πrh [ [ + Lateral surface area of cylinder [ πr 2 + πr 2 + 2πrh 2πr (r + h) sq. Given : circumference = 2πr = 44 cms and height = h = 10 cms Solution : Lateral surface area of cylinder = 2πrh = 44 x 10 = 440 sq.Observe : Surface area of a thin hollow cylinder having circumference P and height is ‘h’ = Ph or = 2 πr h ( P = 2 πr ) B. cm. units. units Lateral surface area of a cylinder = 2ðrh sq. Remember : Area is always expressed in square units Worked examples : Example 1 : Find the lateral surface area of a cylinder whose circumference is 44 cm and height 10 cm. Total surface area of a cylinder = 2ðr (r+h) sq. units. 231 .

2) The circumference of a thin hollow cylindrical pipe is 44 cm and length is 20 mts. Find the surface area of the pipe. Calculate the curved surface area of the cylinder. Given : Diameter = d = 10 cms ∴ r = d = 5 cms 2 and height = h = 12.5 cm. Example 3 : The lateral surface area of a thin circular bottomed tin is 1760 sq. given that the diameter is 10 cm and height is 12. Solution : Total surface area of a cylinder = 2πr (r+h) = 2x = 2x 22 x 5x (5 + 12.cm. 3) A cylinder has a diameter 20 cm and height 18 cm. What is the height of the tin? Given : The lateral surface area of a cylinder = 2πrh = 1760 sq.1 1) The radius of the circular base of a cylinder is 14 cm and height is 10 cm.Example 2 : Find the total surface area of the cylinder. radius = r = 10 cms Solution : Lateral surface area of a cylinder = 2πrh 1760 = 2 x h = 22 x 10 x h 7 1760 x 7 2 x 22 x 10 h = 28 cms Exercise : 9. Calculate the total surface area of the cylinder. cm and radius is 10 cm.5 cms. 232 .5) 7 22 x 5x 17.5 7 = 550 sq. cm.

Volume of a right circular cylinder : Activity : 1) A coin is placed on a horizontal plane. 5) A mansion has twelve cylindrical pillars each having the circumference 50 cm and height 3. Calculate the surface area of the vessel. 6) The diameter of a thin cylindrical vessel open at one end is 3. Find the height of the cylinder. Find the cost of painting the lateral surface of the pillars at Rs. 233 . What is the area of the playground? 3.3 meters and radius is 70 cm. 2) Pile up the coins of same size one upon the other such that they form a right circular cylinder of height ‘h’. 25 per squaremeter.5 mts.4) Lateral surface area of a cylinder is 1056 sq. How many square meters of sheet metal is required to make? 8) A roller having radius 35 cms and length 1 meter takes 200 complete revolutions to move once over a play ground. Volume is expressed in cubic units. cm and radius is 14 cm. The height of the tank is 1.5 cm and height is 5 cm. Volume of a cylinder = Bh The area of the circular base B = π r2 [B is the circular base of radius r] Height of the cylinder = h ∴ Volume of the cylinder = ðr 2h cubic units Volume of the right circular cylinder of radius ‘r’ and height ‘h’ = ðr 2h cubic units. 7) A closed cylindrical tank is made up of a sheet metal.

Solution : Volume of a cylinder V = πr 2 h 462 = 22 x (3. ∴ Volume of the cylinder = 1848 cc Example 2 : Volume of the cylinder is 462 cc and its diameter is 7 cm.Worked examples : Example 1 : Find the volume of the cylinder whose radius is 7 cm and height is 12 cm. Find the height of the cylinder. 234 .5) 2 = 12 cm ∴ Height of the cylinder h = 12 cms Exercise : 9. Given : Volume = V = 462 cc Diameter = d = 7 cm ∴ r = 3. Calculate the volume of the cylinder.5) 2 x h 7 h h = 462 x 7 22 x (3.2 1) Area of the base of a right circular cylinder is 154 sq. cm and height is 10 cm. Given : Radius of the cylinder = r = 7 cm Height of the cylinder = h = 12 cm Solution : Volume of the cylinder V = Bh = πr 2 h = = 22 x 7 x 7 x 12 7 22 x 49 x 12 7 = 1848 cubic cms. 2) Find the volume of the cylinder whose radius is 5 cm and height is 28 cm.5 cm.

Surface area of a right circular cone : A h l A right circular cone is a solid generated by the revolution of a right angle triangle about one of the sides containing the right angle.) 6) Volume of a cylinder is 4400 cc and diameter is 20 cm. Calculate the radius of the cylinder. 8) A thin cylindrical tin can hold only one litre of paint. Calculate the volume of the cylinder.3) The circumference of the base of a cylinder is 88 cm and its height is 10 cm. 7) The height of water level in a circular well is 7 mts and its diameter is 10 mts. 5) A cylindrical vessel of height 35 cm contains 11 litres of juice. Ice cream cone cone A heap of sand. Find the height of the cylinder. Calculate the volume of water stored in the well. 4) Volume of a cylinder is 3080 cc and height is 20 cm. Find the diameter of the vessel (one litre = 1000 cc. B O 235 . What is the height of the tin if the diameter of the tin is 14 cm? (one litre = 1000 cc) THE RIGHT CIRCULAR CONE Observe the following figures : Heap of sand cone. an Ice cream cone suggests you the concept of a right circular 1.

2) The point of intersection of the axis of the cone and slant height is the vertex of the cone (A). 2) Wrap the curved surface with a piece of paper. The curved surface area : Activity : 1) Take a right circular cone. 3) Cut the paper along the length of slant height say AB 4) Take out the paper which exactly covers the curved surface. Observe : Radius of the circular section is equal to slant height of the cone = l 236 . 5) Spread the paper on a plane surface. 3) The curved surface which connects the vertex and circular edge of the base is the lateral surface of the cone. A.Properties of a right circular cone : 1) A cone has a circular plane as its base. 4) The line joining the vertex and the center of the circular base is the height of the cone (AO = h) Remember : The distance between the vertex and any point on the circumference of the base is the slant height.

... + Bn) 2 1 l ( 2πr ) 2 1 l x 2πr 2 [B1 + B2 + . + Bn = 2πr ] ∴ Area of the curved surface of a cone = ð rl sq.e...........This circular section can be divided into small triangles as shown in the figure say T1.. T3 . = T1 + T2 + ....... Tn From the figure lateral surface area of the circular section = sum of the areas of each triangle..... Area of T1 = T2 = T3 = Area of Tn = Area of circular section 1 x base x height 2 1 x B1 x l 2 1 x B2 x l 2 1 x B3 x l 2 1 x Bn x l 2 = = = = 1 1 1 B1l + B2l + .. Tn Area of the Triangle = i... + Bl 2 2 2 n 1 l (B1 + B2 + . units 237 . T2..

5 + 10) 7 22 x 3. and slant height 28 cms. Given : Radius = r = 3. Given : Radius of the base Slant height r = 10 cm l = 28 cms Solution : Curved surface area of a cone = ðr l 22 x 10 x 28 7 = 22 x 10 x 4 = = 880 sq. cm 238 . given radius of the base as 10 cms.5 7 = 148.5 (3. Total Surface area of a cone : ðr l ðr 2 Total surface area of a cone= Area of circular base + Area of the curved surface = ðr 2 + ðr l = πr (r + l) Total surface area of a cone = πr [r + l] sq.5 x 13.B.5 cm Slant height = l = 10 cm Solution : Total surface area of cone = πr (r + l) = = 22 x 3.cm Example 2 : Find the total surface area of the cone whose radius is 3.5 cm and slant height is 10 cm.5 sq. units Worked Examples : Example 1 : Calculate the curved surface area of cone.

2) The curved surface area of a cone 440 sq. 8) The height of a conical tent is 28 mts and the diameter of the base is 42 meters.per sq.Example 3 : The diameter of a cone is 10 cm and height is 12 cm. 20/. 6) The curved surface area of a conical tomb is 528 sq. 15 per sq. 239 . Calculate the total surface area of the cone. meters and radius is 8 meters. Find the area of the curved surface. 5) The slant height and the diameter of a conical tent are 25 mtrs and 14 mtrs respectively.3 1) Find the curved surface area of a cone whose circumference of base is 66 cm and slant height is 12 cm.cm Exercise : 9. and slant height is 10 cm. 3) The diameter of the cone is 14 cm and slant height is 9 cm. 7) The height of the cone is 5.85 sq. meter. Given : diameter = d = 10 cm height = h = 12 cm Solution : d = 10 cm ∴ r = 5 cm and l2 = r2 + h2 l = ± 52 + 122 l = ± 169 l = ±13 1 = 13 cm Total surface area of cone = ðr (r + l) = = 22 x 5 (5+13) 7 22 x 5 x 18 7 = 282.cm. Calculate the cost of the canvas used at Rs. mts. Find the radius of the cone. Find the height of the tomb. Find the cost of the canvas used at Rs. Find the total surface area of the cone.4 cms. 4) Find the total surface area of conical tomb when the slant height is 8 meters and diameter is 12 meters.6 cms and diameter of the base is 8.

3) Pour the water into cylindrical vessel. 3 . Observe that exactly three cups of water is required to fill the vessel. 3 = = [ [ Volume of a cone of radius r and height h = Worked Examples : Example 1 : Find the volume of the cone whose base area is 154 sq. and height of the cone = h = 12 cm Solution : Volume of a cone = 1 Bh 3 240 ∴ 1 2 πr h 3 ∴ 1 x Bh 3 Volume of a cylinder = Bh] B = πr 2 ] 1 2 ðr h cubic units. 4) Count how many cups of water is required to fill the cylindrical vessel upto its brim. Given : Base area = B = 154 sq. cm. cm and height is 12 cm. Volume of a right circular cone Suggested Activity : 1) Take a conical cup and a cylindrical vessel of the same radius and height.2. Volume of a cylinder = 3 x volume of a cone having same base and height. ∴ Volume of a cone = 1 of the volume of a cylinder having same base and height. 2) Fill the conical cup with water up to its brim.

4) The circumference of the brim of a conical cup is 22 cm and height is 6 cm.= = Volume of the cone 1 2 πr h [B = πr 2 ] 3 1 x 154 x 12 3 = 616 cc Example 2 : Find the volume of the cone having radius 7 cm and height 18 cm. 7) A meter long metal rod (cylindrical in shape) of radius 3. 2) Volume of a cone is 550 cc and diameter is 10 cm. How much water does it hold? 5) The volume of a cone is 3080 cc and height is 15 cm.4 1) Area of the base of a cone is 300 sq. cm and height is 15 cm.5 cm is melted and recast to form cones of radius 1 cm and height 2. Given : Radius = r = 7 cm Height h = 18 cm Solution : Volume of a cone = = = 1 Bh 3 1 2 πr h [∴ B = πr 2 ] 3 1 22 x x 7 2 x 18 3 7 Volume of the cone = 924 cc Exercise : 9. Name the solid formed and find the volume. Find the height of the cone. Find the radius of the cone. 241 .1 cm. Find the diameter of the base. Find the volume of the cone. Find the number of cones so formed. 8) A right angled triangle of sides 21 cm 28 cm and 35 cm is revolved on the side 28 cm. Find the volume of the cone. 3) The radius of the base is 10 cms and the height is 21 cms. 6) The volume and the height of a cone are 2200 cc and 21 cm respectively.

will suggest you the concept of a sphere. 4) Starting from the centre point of the curved 242 . Remember : A plane through the centre of the sphere divides it into two equal parts each called a hemisphere.THE SPHERE Observe the following figures Shot put Ball Sphere A shotput. 3) Fix a pin at the top most point of a hemisphere. 1. 2) Cut the solid sphere into two equal halves. Properties of a sphere : A sphere is a solid described by the revolution of a semi circle about a fixed diameter. Surface Area of a sphere : Activity : 1) Consider a sphere of radius r. 1) A sphere has a centre 2) All the points on the surface of the sphere are equidistant from the centre. a ball etc. 3) The distance between the centre and any point on the surface of the sphere is the radius of the sphere.

cm. 5) Measure the length of the thread. 243 . 9) Compare the lengths. units. wind a uniform thread so as to cover the whole curved surface of the hemisphere. wind the thread of same thickness to cover the whole circular surface. 6) Similarily. 7) Starting from the centre. 8) Unwind and measure the lengths of the threads. Given : Radius of the sphere r = 14 cm. Worked Examples : Example 1 : Calculate the surface area of the sphere whose radius is 14 cm. fix a pin at the center of the plane circular surface.surface of the hemisphere. = 4πr 2 = 4x 22 x (14) 2 7 22 x196 7 Solution : Surface area of the sphere = 4x = 2464 sq. Area of the plane circular surface ∴ Curved surface area of a hemisphere = πr 2 = 2πr 2 = 2πr 2 + 2πr 2 = 4πr 2 Surface area of the whole sphere Surface area of a sphere of radius r = 4ðr 2 sq. What do you observe from both the activities? It is found that the length of the thread required to cover the curved surface is twice the length required to cover the circular plane surface.

Calculate the cost of painting at Rs.5 cm is cut into 2 halves. 5) The surface area of a sphere is 154 sq. r base = B height = r 244 . 2) The circumference of a globe is 88 cm. Find the diameter of the sphere. Calculate the surface area of the globe. 20 per square meter. cm.5 1) Find the surface area of a sphere whose radius is 21 cm. d = ? Solution : Surface area of a sphere = 4πr 2 616 r2 = r2 r Radius of the sphere = r = 4 x 22 x r2 7 616 7 x 4 22 = 49 = 49 = 7 cm = 2 x 7 d = 2r Diameter of the sphere d = 14 cm Exercise : 9. 3) Find the total surface area of a hemisphere of radius 14 cm. Volume of a sphere Observe the following figures. Find the total surface area of both the hemispheres. cm. Given : Surface area = 4πr 2 = 616 sq. 6) A solid sphere of radius 10. 2. 4) The circumference of a hemispherical dome is 44 mts. cm. Find the diameter of the sphere.Example 2 : The surface area of the sphere is 616 sq.

. x Bn x r 3 3 3 [ Surface area of sphere] 1 r x 4 πr 2 3 = 4 3 πr 3 4 3 πr cubic units 3 Volume of the sphere = Volume of the hemisphere = = ∴ Volume of a hemisphere = ∴ 1 r (B) 3 1 4 3 x ðr 2 3 2 3 ðr 3 2 3 ðr cubic untis 3 245 ∴ 1 r (B1 + B2 + ... + Bn) [ 3 T... of sphere 4 πr 2 ] .A.. Volume of each cone = Volume of cone 1 Volume of cone 2 Volume of cone n = = = 1 x base x height 3 1 x B1 x r 3 1 x B2 x r etc 3 1 x Bn x r 3 Volume of the sphere = Sum of the volumes of all the cones = = = = 1 1 1 x B1 x r + x B2 x r + .....S.A solid sphere is made up of miniature cones whose height is equal to the radius of the sphere and each having circular base.

Example 2 : A hemispherical bowl has radius 14 cm. How many litres of water does it hold? Given : Radius of the sphere. Given : Volume of 21 balls = 88 cc Volume of each ball = Solution : Volume of a Steel ball = 4 3 πr 3 246 88 cc 21 .Worked Examples : Example 1 : Find the volume of the sphere whose radius is 21 cm. Find the diameter of each ball. r = 14 cms 2 3 ðr 3 2 22 x x143 3 7 2 22 x x14 x14 x14 3 7 Solution : Volume of a hemisphere = = = Capacity of the bowl [ ∴ = 5. Given : Radius of the sphere = r = 21 cms = = = 4 3 πr 3 4 22 x x ( 21) 3 3 7 4 22 x x 21x 21x 21 3 7 Solution : Volume of a sphere = 4 x 22 x 21 x 21 Volume of the sphere = 38808 cc.75 Litres 1000 cc = 1 litre] Example 3 : Total volume of 21 steel balls in a bearing is 88 cc.

1 m at the centre.88 4 22 = x x r3 21 3 7 r3 = 88 3 7 x x 21 4 22 r3 = 1 1 r = 1 cm ∴ d = 2r d = 2 cms ∴ Diameter of each ball = 2 cms r = 3 Exercise : 9. Calculate the volume of the shot-put. Find the capacity of the water tank in litres.6 1) Find the volume of the sphere whose radius is 3 cm. 3) The depth of a hemispherical water tank is 2. Remember at a glance : Solid Cylinder Cone Sphere Solid hemisphere Curved Surface area 2πrl Total Surface area 2πr (r+1) Volume πr 2 h 1 2 πr h 3 πrl 4πr 2 2πr 2 πr (r+1) 4πr 2 4 3 πr 3 2 3 πr 3 3πr 2 247 . 2) The diameter of a shot put is 9 cm. 4) Twenty one lead marbles of even size are recast to form a big sphere. Find the volume of the sphere when the radius of each marble is 2 cm.

1.SCALE DRAWING After studying this unit you will be able to * * * * Develop the skill in drawing the polygonal figures to the scale. 248 . 2) Find the area of trapezium given AB = 8 cm. Area of triangle = 1 x base x height 2 = 1 bh 2 Area of rectangle = length x breadth Area of trapezium = = lb 1 1 x height x (sum of two parallel sides) = h (a+b) 2 2 Recall : 1) Find the area of triangle when the base is 12 cm and height is 8 cm. taking the measurements to the scale. Relate the area of polygonal figure to the area of irregular field. CD = 6 cm. Measurement of the area of a land : Observe the following piece of land. You are familiar with the geometrical figures like triangle. rectangle. trapezium and the formulae for the area of these figures. How to find the area of the land? D 4 R 3 E 2 Q P C 5 1 A B 1) Irregular shaped field is divided into known geometrical shaped fragments. Represent the irregular shaped field into known geometrical rectilinear figures. 2) Measurements are recorded and a sketch is drawn to the scale. AB || CD and the distance between AB and CD is 5 cm. To find the area of triangles and trapeziums.

D (in mts) 200 140 To E 60 120 40 From A Activity : To measure the area of the land 1) Take suitable scale. Surveyor’s mode of recording the measurements of a land is given below. say 20m = 1 cm 2) Draw the base line AD 3) Draw the perpendiculars to the base line PB. ∆ DQE and ∆ DRC and also the are of trapezium BPRC. 6) Total area of the land is equal to the sum of the all the triangles and trapezium.3) Measurements are recorded in the surveyor’s field book. 5) Find out the area of ∆ ABP. 4) Total area of the land is the sum of the areas of all the right angled triangles and the trapezium. To. ∆ AQE. D 50 To C 30 to B 60 R E 60 Q 100 30 40 A 249 50 D P B . QE and RC 4) Complete the polygon joining the end points.

Remember : Area of the land is expressed in hectares. AM = 30 mts AN = 80 mts MP = (100-30) = 70 mts ND = (150-80) = 70 mts PD = (150-100) = 50 mts 1) Area of ∆ ABM = = 1 bh 2 1 x 30 x 40 2 = 600 sq.Total Area of the land = Area of ∆ 1 + Area of ∆ 2 + Area of ∆ 3 + Area of ∆ 4 + Area of Trapezium. Meter to D 150 100 To E 80 80 30 From A Solution : Scale 20 mts = 1 cm D 50 P 20 E 80 N 50 M 30 A 40 B 70 C 70 to C 40 to B Observe that.mts 250 . Worked Example : Example 1 : Plan out and find the area of the field from the following notes from the field book.

mts 4) Area of ∆ DEN = 1 x 80 x 70 2 = 2800 sq.22 hectares Observe : 1 hectare =10. mts 5) Area of ∆ NEA = 1 x 80 x 80 2 = 3200 sq. mts Area of the field ABCDE = 600 + 3850 + 1750 + 2800 + 3200 = 12200 sq mts. = 1.mts.7 1) Draw a plan and calculate the area of a level ground using the information given below. Meters to C 220 To D 120 To E 180 210 120 80 From A 200 to B 251 . Exercise : 9.000 sq.mts 3) Area of ∆ DPC = 1 x 50 x 70 2 = 1750 sq.2) Area of Trapezium MDCP = = 1 h (a+b) 2 1 x 70 (70+40) 2 = 3850 sq.

2) Plan out and find the area of the field from the data given from the Surveyor’s field book Meters to E 350 To D 100 To C 75 To B 50 300 250 150 50 From A 3) Sketch a rough plan and calculate the area of the field ABCDEFG from the following data. Meters to D 225 To E 90 To F 60 To G 15 175 125 100 80 60 From A 4) Calculate the area of the field shown in the diagram below : [Measurements are in meters] 70 to B 20 to C 100 to G 150 to F B C 35 F 40 D 30 E 25 G 30 70 A 252 .

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