Maharashtra Board Practice Set 20 Class 6 Maths Solutions Chapter 7 Symmetry

Balbharti Maharashtra State Board Class 6 Maths Solutions covers the Std 6 Maths Chapter 7 Symmetry Class 6 Practice Set 20 Answers Solutions.

6th Standard Maths Practice Set 20 Answers Chapter 7 Symmetry

Question 1.
Draw the axes of symmetry of each of the figures below. Which of them has more than one axis of symmetry?
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Solution:
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Figures (i), (ii) and (iv) have more than one axis of symmetry.

Question 2.
Write the capital letters of the English alphabet in your notebook. Try to draw their axes of symmetry. Which ones have an axis of symmetry? Which ones have more than one axis of symmetry?
Solution:
Alphabets having axis of symmetry:
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Alphabets having more than one axis of symmetry:
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Question 3.
Use color, a thread and a folded paper to draw symmetrical shapes.
Solution:
Take any color, a thread and a folded square paper.
Step 1:
Take a folded square paper which is folded along one of its axis of symmetry.
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Step 2:
Open the paper. Draw a square in one comer. Place the thread in the square drawn and apply colour on it as shown in the figure.
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Step 3:
Remove the thread. You will see a white patch where the thread was.
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Step 4:
Fold the paper and press it along the axis of symmetry. When you unfold the paper, you will see an imprint on the other side of the fold which is identical to the color patch you had made earlier.
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Question 4.
Observe various commonly seen objects such as tree leaves, birds in flight, pictures of historical buildings, etc. Find symmetrical shapes among them and make a collection of them.
Solution:
Some of the symmetrical objects seen in daily life are shown below:
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Maharashtra Board Class 6 Maths Chapter 7 Symmetry Practice Set 20 Intext Questions and Activities

Question 1.
Do you recognize this picture?
Why do you think the letters written on the front of the vehicle are written the way they are? Copy them on a paper. Hold the paper in front of a mirror and read it.
Do you see letters written like this anywhere else?
(Textbook pg. no. 40)
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Solution:

  1. The name written in reverse alphabets on the vehicle reads
    as ‘AMBULANCE’ when viewed in the mirror.
    In the case of an emergency, it helps a driver to quickly notice an ambulance by looking into his rear view mirror and read the reverse alphabets which appear perfectly normal in a mirror
  2. Other than ambulance, we see letters written in reverse on school bus.

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