# Class 8 RD Sharma Solutions – Chapter 27 Introduction to Graphs – Exercise 27.2

**Question 1. The following table shows the number of patients discharged from a hospital with HIV diagnosis in different years:**

Years |
2002 |
2003 |
2004 |
2005 |
2006 |

Number of Patients |
150 |
170 |
195 |
225 |
230 |

**Represent the information by a graph.**

**Solution:**

From the question as we know that,

The number of patients – is a dependent variable.

Year – is an independent variable.

Take years on x-axis

and Number of patients on y – axis

Choose the following scale:

X – axis: 2 cm = 1 year

Y – axis: 1 cm = 10 patients

Consider that on the x-axis, origin (O) represents 2001 and on the y-axis, origin (O) represents 120,

i.e. O (2001, 120).

Now, Plot

(2002, 150),

(2003, 170),

(2004, 195),

(2005, 225),

(2006, 230).

Join these points in the following graph as shown below.

**Question 2. The following table shows the amount of rice grown by a farmer in different years:**

Years |
2000 |
2001 |
2002 |
2003 |
2004 |
2005 |
2006 |

Rice grown (in quintals) |
200 |
180 |
240 |
260 |
250 |
200 |
270 |

**Plot a graph to illustrate this information.**

**Solution:**

From the question as we know that,

Year – is an independent variable

Quantity of rice grown is a dependent variable.

So, take

Year on X – axis

Quantity of rice grown on Y – axis

Choose following scale:

X – axis: 2 cm = 1 year

Y – axis: 1 cm = 20 quintals

Consider that the origin O represents the coordinates (1999, 160).

i.e. O (1999,160)

Now, Plot

(2000, 200),

(2001, 180),

(2002, 240),

(2003, 260),

(2004, 250),

(2005, 200),

(2006, 270).

Join these points on the following graph as shown below:

**Question 3.** **The following table gives the information regarding the number of persons employed to a piece of work and time taken to complete the work:**

Number of persons |
2 |
4 |
6 |
8 |

Time taken (in days) |
12 |
6 |
4 |
3 |

**Plot the graph of this information.**

**Solution:**

From the question as we know that,

The number of persons – is an independent variable

Time taken – is a dependent variable.

So, take

The number of persons on the X – axis

Time taken on the Y – axis.

Choose following scale:

X – axis: 2 cm = 2 persons

Y – axis: 2 cm = 2 days

Now, plot

(2, 12),

(4, 6),

(6, 4),

(8, 3).

Join these points on the following graph as shown below:

**Question 4. The following table gives the information regarding length of a side of a square and its area**

Length of a side (in cm) |
1 |
2 |
3 |
4 |
5 |

Area of square (in cm^{2}) |
1 |
4 |
9 |
16 |
25 |

**Draw a graph to illustrate this information.**

**Solution:**

From the question as we know that,

Length of a side – is an independent variable

Area of the square – is a dependent variable.

So, take

Length of a side on the X – axis

Area of the square on the Y – axis.

Choose following scale:

X – axis: 2 cm = 1 cm

Y – axis: 1 cm = 2 cm

^{2}Now, plot

(1, 1),

(2, 4),

(3, 9),

(4, 16),

(5, 25).

Join these points in the following graph as shown below:

**Question 5. The following table shows the sales of a commodity during the years 2000 to 2006.**

Years |
2000 |
2001 |
2002 |
2003 |
2004 |
2005 |
2006 |

Sales (in lakhs of Rs) |
1.5 |
1.8 |
2.4 |
3.2 |
5.4 |
7.8 |
8.6 |

**Draw a graph of this information.**

**Solution:**

From the question as we know that,

Year – is an independent variable

Sales – is a dependent variable.

So, take

Year on the X – axis

Sales on the Y – axis.

Choose following scale:

X – axis: 2 cm = 1 year

Y – axis: 2 cm = 1 lakh rupees

Consider that on x-axis, origin (O) represents 1991.

Hence, the coordinates of O are (1991, 0).

Now, plot

(2000, 1.5),

(2001, 1.8),

(2002, 2.4),

(2003, 3.2),

(2004, 5.4),

(2005, 7.8)

(2006, 8.6).

Join these points on the following graph as shown below;

**Question 6. Draw the temperature-time graph in each of the following cases:**

**(i) **

Time (in hours) |
7:00 |
9:00 |
11:00 |
13:00 |
15:00 |
17:00 |
19:00 |
21:00 |

Temperature (in ^{o}F) |
100 |
101 |
104 |
102 |
100 |
99 |
100 |
98 |

**(ii)**

Time (in hours) |
8:00 |
10:00 |
12:00 |
14:00 |
16:00 |
18:00 |
20:00 |

Temperature (in ^{o}F) |
100 |
101 |
104 |
103 |
99 |
98 |
100 |

**Solution:**

(i)From the question as we know that,Time – is an independent variable

Temperature – is a dependent variable.

So, take

Time on the X – axis

Temperature on the Y – axis.

Choose following scale:

X – axis: 1 cm = 1 hour

Y – axis: 1 cm = 1Â°F

Consider that on the x-axis, the coordinate of origin is 6:00.

On y-axis, the coordinate of origin is 94Â°F.

Hence, the coordinates of 0 are (6:00, 94).

Now, plot

(7:00, 100),

(9:00, 101),

(11:00, 104)

(21:00, 98)

Join these points on the following graph as shown below:

(ii)From the question we know that,Time – is an independent variable

Temperature – is a dependent variable.

So, take

Time on the X – axis

Temperature on the Y – axis.

Choose following scale:

X – axis: 2 cm = 2 hours

Y – axis: 1 cm = 1Â°F

Consider that on the x-axis, the coordinate of origin is 6:00.

On y-axis, the coordinate of origin is 94Â°F.

Thus, the coordinates of 0 are (6:00, 94).

Now, plot

(8:00, 100),

(10:00, 101),

(12:00, 104)â€¦..

(20:00, 100).

Join these points on the graph as shown below:

**Question 7. Draw the velocity-time graph from the following data:**

Time (in hours) |
7:00 |
8:00 |
9:00 |
10:00 |
11:00 |
12:00 |
13:00 |
14:00 |

Speed (in km/hr) |
30 |
45 |
60 |
50 |
70 |
50 |
40 |
45 |

**Solution:**

From the question as we know that,

Time – is an independent variable.

Speed – is a dependent variable.

So, take

Time on the X – axis

Speed on the Y – axis.

Choose following scale:

X – axis: 2 big division = 1 hour

Y – axis: 1 big division = 10 km/hr

Consider that on the x-axis, the coordinate of origin (O) is 7:00.

Thus, the coordinates of O are (7:00, 0).

Now, plot

(7:00, 30),

(8:00, 45),

(9:00, 60),

(10:00, 50),

(11:00, 70),

(12:00, 50),

(13:00, 40),

(14:00, 45).

Join these points on the graph as shown below:

**Question 8.** **The runs scored by a cricket team in first 15 overs are given below:**

Overs: |
I |
II |
III |
IV |
V |
VI |
VII |
VIII |
IX |
X |
XI |
XII |
XIII |
XIV |
XV |

Runs: |
2 |
1 |
4 |
2 |
6 |
8 |
10 |
21 |
5 |
8 |
3 |
2 |
6 |
8 |
12 |

**Draw the graph representing the above data in two different ways as a graph and as a bar chart.**

**Solution:**

From the question as we know that,

Over – is an independent variable.

Run is a dependent variable.

So, take

Overs on the X – axis

Runs on the Y – axis.

Choose following scale:

X – axis: 1 cm = 1 over

Y – axis: 1 cm = 2 runs

Now, plot

(I, 2),

(II, 1),

(III, 4)â€¦

(XV, 12).

Join these points on graph as shown below:

The bar graph is:

**Question 9. The runs scored by two teams A and B in first 10 overs are given below:**

Overs |
I |
II |
III |
IV |
V |
VI |
VII |
VIII |
IX |
X |

Team A |
2 |
1 |
8 |
9 |
4 |
5 |
6 |
10 |
6 |
2 |

Team B |
5 |
6 |
2 |
10 |
5 |
6 |
3 |
4 |
8 |
10 |

**Draw a graph depicting the data, making the graphs on the same axes in each case in two different ways as a graph and as a bar chart.**

**Solution:**

From the question as we know that,

Over – is an independent variable.

Run – is a dependent variable.

So, take

Overs on X – axis

Runs on the Y – axis.

Choose following scale:

X – axis: 1 cm = 1 over

Y – axis: 1 cm = 1 run

Now, plot

(I, 2),

(II, 1),

(III, 8)â€¦

(X, 2) for team A

and

(I, 5),

(II, 6),

(III, 8) â€¦..

(X, 10) for team B.

Join these points on graph as shown below:

The bar graph is:

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