NCERT Solutions for Class 3 Mathematics Chapter-1 Where To Look From?

1.Have you looked at things from different sides? Do they look the same or different?
Ans. Yes, I looked at things from different sides. They look different from different sides.

2.Look at the pictures drawn here. How does the table look from the side? Which picture is from the top?

Ans.The table looks like the first picture when seen from the side. It looks like the second picture when seen from the top.

3.Some pictures are drawn below. Imagine how these things will look if seen from the top.

Ans.Yes, they will look like this, when seen from the top.

Practice Time
(A)A cat is peeping into a classroom. Can you help her find out where the teacher is?

Ans. The teacher is sitting on the chair. She is opposite to students.
(B)Here are some pictures. Find out from where you have to look to see the things this way.

Ans. (i) From side (ii) From top (iii) From top
(iv)From side (v) From top (vi) From side
(C)Draw top views of a few things and ask your friends to guess what they Eire.
Ans. Top views of some of the things are given below:

Rangoli
1.Have you ever made a rangoli?
Ans. Yes, I have made simple rEuigoli during diwali.

2.On the dot grid given below, draw the following:
(a)A kite (b) A leaf (c) A flower (d)A boat’ (e)A star (f) A pot.
Ans. Some of the designs are given below:

Tit for Tat
1.The painter had made many such pictures in which he drew only one half of the things. Draw the other half of these pictures and find out what these things are. Try doing it with a mirror.
Ans.On completing the drawing, these will look like following: butterfly, lamp (diya), cat, star and fish.

2.Can we repeat the painter’s trick, while drawing pictures of the following?
Ans. No, for these drawings we cannot repeat the painter’s trick.

3.If you ask the painter to draw things which cannot be divided into two similar mirror halves, then he cannot play the trick. Draw three more such things which do not have similar mirror halves.
Ans. Some of such drawings are given below:

Mirror Halves
1.Look at the pictures given below. Does the dotted line divide each picture into two similar mirror halves?
Ans. 1.Yes 2.Yes 3.No 4.No
5.Yes 6.No 7.Yes 8. Yes
9.No 10.No 11.Yes 12.Yes
13.Yes 14.Yes 15.No 16.Yes

2.Give some more examples:
Ans.

3.Can you guess these letters from their halves?
Ans. The letters are as follows;
A,C, H, U, B and K

4.Guess the words by looking at their halves.
Ans.We can make following words from their halves: COOKED RICE

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