**Interesting Facts: **

*Algebra was developed more than 3500 years ago, when people of Egypt started using symbols to denote unknown numbers.*

*The word ‘algebra’ is derived from the book “Aljebra w’al almugabalah” by a famous Arab mathematician, Mohammed Ibn Al Khowarizmi.*

*The Indian name for algebra is “Beejaganit”.*

*Some of the famous Indian mathematicians who contributed in the study of algebra are Aryabhatt, Brahmagupta, Mahavira and Bhaskara II.*

**Q.1: Perimeter of a square having side “p” is ________.**

a) 4 + p

b) 4/p

c) 4p

**Q.2: Number of matchsticks used to make a pattern of “E” is _____.**

a) 3

b) 4

c) 5

**Q.3: x + 5 = 5 + x is ____________ property.**

a) Commutative

b) Associative

c) Distributive

**Q.4: What is the expression for the statement: “t is multiplied by 11” ?**

a) 11t

b) 11 + t

c) 11 – t

**Q.5: Which of the following is an equation ?**

a) 4 + p = 10

b) 6 – 3 = 3

c) 47/y > 2

**Q.6: The equation for the statement : “sum of a and 10 gives 25” is _________.**

a) a – 10 = 25

b) a + 10 = 25

c) 25 + a = 10

**Q.7: Which of the following is an expression with one variable ?**

a) x + y = 25

b) p – q + 20 = 50

c) y – 1 = 5

**Q.8: The solution of u/6 = 20 is _________.**

a) 20/6

b) 120

c) 26

**Q.9: Seema’s age is “r” years. After 10 years, her age will be _________.**

a) r + 10

b) r x 10

c) 10 – r

**Q.10: The expression “y/3 = 5” can be written in statement form as _______________.**

a) y multiplied by 3 gives 5

b) y added to 3 gives 5

c) y divided by 3 gives 5

**Q.11: What is the value of “m” in the expression 6 + m = 10 ?**

a) 5

b) 4

c) 16

**Q.12: We use __________ to show a variable.**

a) numbers

b) letters

c) both

**Q.13: An ____________ is a condition on a variable.**

a) equation

b) expression

c) none

**Q.14: Meena is standing on step “s”. Soha is 8 steps ahead of Meena. Find on which step Soha is standing.**

a) s – 8

b) s x 8

c) s + 8

**Q.15: “The sum of k and 3 is divided by 2 to get 10” can be written in the equation form as _____________.**

a) k+3/2 + 10

b) k/2 + 3 + 10

c) 2/k + 3 = 10

**Q.16: a x (b + c) = a x b + a x c is ____________ property.**

a) closure

b) associative

c) distributive

**Q.17: In a dot rangoli, 5 dots are there in a row. If there are 9 rows, then how many dots are there in the rangoli ?**

a) 40

b) 59

c) 45

**Q.18: The radius of a circle with diameter “x” is _________.**

a) x + 2

b) x/2

c) x – 2

**Q.19: The length of a rectangle is 3 more than twice the breadth. If breadth is taken as “b”, then find the length ?**

a) 3b + 2

b) 2b + 3

c) 3 x 2 + b

**Q.20: k = 3 is the solution of which equation ?**

a) k + 6 = 10

b) k/3 = 1

c) k – 3 = 6

**Answers:**

- c
- b
- a
- a
- a
- b
- c
- b
- a
- c
- b
- b
- a
- c
- a
- c
- c
- b
- b
- b

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Thank you mam 🙏

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Its so important to remind our students of the rich contributions made by Indian scholars in mathematics, astronomy, and so many fields. Its also nice to read the word “beejaganit” – the Indian word for algebra.

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True sir.

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