Sarin learns Shapes and Solids in school part 44 (Math Question)

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The blog postings are about the Singapore Math. The readers can learn from the postings on Solving Singapore Primary School Mathematics. The blog presenting the Math Concept, Math Questions with solutions that teaches in Singapore Primary Schools. You or the kids can learn the skills to deal with Math Modeling, Math Problem Solving and Problem Sum from Lower Primary School to Upper Primary School level after reading the blog postings. This posting is an upper primary school math question on Angle and Shape.

Read the posting on Sarin learns Lines and Angles (Math concept) to understand the concept of lines and angles.

Read the posting on Sarin learns Shapes and Solids in school (Math Concept) to know about shapes.

Challenge yourself with the question before look for the given solution‼!

Upper primary school mathematics question UPQ357

In the figure below, ABCE and ACDE are trapeziums. Find ∠AED.

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Solution:

                        ABCE is trapezium                

                        ∠ CAE = 1800 – 680 – 370 = 750

                        ACDE is a trapezium

                        ∠ AED = 1800 – 750 = 1050

Alternative solution:

                        ABC form a triangle

                        ∠ BCA = 1800 – 680 – 370 = 750

                        Line BC // Line AE

                        ∠ CAE = ∠ BCA = 750

                        ACE is a triangle

                        ∠ CEA = 1800 – 700 – 750 = 350

                        Line AC // Line ED

                        ∠ CED = ∠ ACE = 700

                        ∠ AED = 700 + 350 = 1050

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