CBSE IXth Class Mathematics Chapter 1, Number System | Exercise 1.1 NCERT Mathematics Solution


Class IX CBSE Mathematics (Number System)
NCERT Solutions of Mathematics
Exercise 1.1 Solved
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Q1: Is zero a rational number? Can you write it in the form p/q, where p and q are integers and q ≠ 0?
Answer: Yes zero is a rational number and  it can be represented in the form 
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Q2: Find six rational numbers between 3 and 4.
Answer: There can be infinite rational numbers in between 3 and 4.


Q3: Find five rational numbers between

Answer: There are infinite rational numbers between these two numbers as given below:

Q4: State whether the following statements are true or false. Give reasons for your answers.
(i) Every natural number is a whole number.
(ii) Every integer is a whole number.
(iii) Every rational number is a whole number.
(i) True, since the collection of whole numbers contains all natural numbers.
(ii) False, as integers may be negative while whole numbers are positive. For example: −2 is an integer but not a whole number.
(iii) False, as rational numbers can be fractional also but whole numbers may not be. For example:

is a rational number though not a whole number.

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