NCERT - Mathematics

Book: NCERT - Mathematics

Chapter: 15. Introduction to Graphs

Subject: Maths - Class 8th

Q. No. 6 of Exercises 15.1

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A courier-person cycles from a town to a neighbouring suburban area to deliver aparcel to a merchant. His distance from the town at different times is shown by thefollowing graph.

A. What is the scale taken for the time axis?

B. How much time did the person take for the travel?

C. How far is the place of the merchant from the town?

D. Did the person stop on his way? Explain.

E. During which period did he ride fastest?

A. Kilometer is taken for time axis.

B. 4 hours were taken for travel.

C. Merchant’s place is 22km far from the town.

D. Between 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM the line is horizontal, which explains that the person took rest between these timings.

E. Between 8:00 AM and 9:00 AM he traveled 10 kms, (look for the steepest angle made by the line)


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