## NCERT Class 6 Mathematics Fifth Chapter Understanding Elementary Shapes Exercise 5.1 Solutions

## EXERCISE 5.1

**(1) What is the disadvantage in comparing line segments by mere observation?**

** (2) Why is it better to use a divider than a ruler, while measuring the length of a line segment?**

**(4) If A,B,C are three points on a line such that AB = 5 cm, BC = 3 cm and AC = 8 cm, which one of them lies between the other two?**

Ans: Point B lies between the A and C.

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**(6) If B is the mid point of AC and C is the mid point of BD, where A,B,C,D lie on a straight line, say why AB = CD?**

Ans: AB = BC and BC = CD; therefore AB = CD

**(7) Draw five triangles and measure their sides. Check in each case, if the sum of the lengths of any two sides is always less than the third side.**

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