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## MATHS CBSE VIII Chapter 16 - Playing with Numbers - Exercise 16.1 Page 255

Question 2:

Find the values of the letters in the following and give reasons for the steps involved.

**Answer**

The addition of A and 8 is giving 3 i.e., a number whose ones digit is 3. This is possible only when digit A is 5. In that case, the addition of A and 8 will give 13 and thus, 1 will be the carry for the next step. In the next step,

1 + 4 + 9 = 14

Therefore, the addition is as follows.

Clearly, B and C are 4 and 1 respectively.

Hence, A, B, and C are 5, 4, and 1 respectively.

## MATHS CBSE VIII Chapter 16 - Playing with Numbers - Exercise 16.1 Page 255

Find the values of the letters in the following and give reasons for the steps involved.

**Answer**

The addition of A and 5 is giving 2 i.e., a number whose ones digit is 2. This is possible only when digit A is 7. In that case, the addition of A (7) and 5 will give 12 and thus, 1 will be the carry for the next step. In the next step,

1 + 3 + 2 = 6

Therefore, the addition is as follows.

Clearly, B is 6.

Hence, A and B are 7 and 6 respectively.

## Honey dew | English CBSE VIII Chapter 2 - The Tsunami - Answer of question on P30 Q4

*Answer using a phrase or a sentence.*

What did the dogs in Galle do?

Answer

The dogs at Galle refused to go out for their daily run on the beach

## Honey dew | English CBSE VIII Chapter 2 - The Tsunami - Answer of question on P28Q3

*Answer the following in a phrase or sentence.*

Do you think Tilly’s mother was alarmed by them?

Answer

Tilly’s mother could not understand what was happening and only realised that it was serious when Tilly got frightened and mentioned what a Tsunami was.

## Honey dew | English CBSE VIII Chapter 2 - The Tsunami - Answer of question on P28Q2

*Answer the following in a phrase or sentence.*

What were the warning sign that both Tilly and her mother saw?

Answer

Both Tilly and her mother saw the sea rising and swelling up.

## Honey dew | English CBSE VIII Chapter 2 - The Tsunami - Answer of question on P28Q1

*Answer the following in a phrase or sentence.*

Why did Tilly’s family come to Thaliand?

Answer

Tilly’s family came to Thailand to celebrate Christmas.