# Classify the following statements under appropriate headings.

(a) Getting the sum of angles of a triangle as 180°.

(b) India winning a cricket match against Pakistan.

(c) Sun setting in the evening.

(d) Getting 7 when a die is thrown.

(e) Sun rising from the west.

(f) Winning a racing competition by you.

**Solution:**

(a) Getting the sum of angles of a triangle as 180°- probability 1- certainly to happen

(b) India winning a cricket match against Pakistan - probability 1/2- may or may not happen

(c) Sun setting in the evening - probability 1- certainly to happen

(d) Getting 7 when a die is thrown - probability 0- impossible to happen

(e) Sun rising from the west.-probability 0- impossible to happen

(f) Winning a racing competition by you.probability 1/2-may or may not happen

Certainly to happen | may or may not happen | Impossible to happen |

Getting the sum of angles of a triangle as 180° | India winning a cricket match against Pakistan | Getting 7 when a die is thrown |

Sun setting in the evening | Winning a racing competition by you probability 1/2 | Sun rising from the west |

**✦ Try This:** Classify the following statements under appropriate headings.

(a) Getting the sum of angles of a triangle as 180°.

(b) India winning a cricket match against Pakistan.

(c) Sun setting in the evening.

(d) Getting 7 when a die is thrown.

(e) Sun rising from the west.

(f) Winning a racing competition by you.

**☛ Also Check: ** NCERT Solutions for Class 8 Maths Chapter 5

**NCERT Exemplar Class 8 Maths Chapter 2 Problem 87**

## Classify the following statements under appropriate headings. (a) Getting the sum of angles of a triangle as 180°, (b) India winning a cricket match against Pakistan, (c) Sun setting in the evening, (d) Getting 7 when a die is thrown, (e) Sun rising from the west, (f) Winning a racing competition by you.

**Summary:**

(a) Getting the sum of angles of a triangle as 180°- probability 1- certainly to happen, (b) India winning a cricket match against Pakistan.-probability 1/2 - may or may not happen, (c) Sun setting in the evening - probability 1 - certainly to happen, (d) Getting 7 when a die is thrown.-probability 0 - impossible to happen, (e) Sun rising from the west.- probability 0-impossible to happen, (f) Winning a racing competition by you.probability 1/2 - may or may not happen

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