**Download NCERT Solutions For Class 9 ****Maths Chapter 1 Exercise 1.1 – Number System. This Exercise contains 4 questions, for which detailed answers have been provided in this note. In case you are looking at studying the remaining Exercise for Class 9 for Maths NCERT solutions for Chapter 1 or other Chapters, you can click the link at the end of this Note.**

### What is a Rational Number – Video Explanation

**1. Is zero a rational number? Can you write it in the form , where p and q are integers**

**and q ≠ 0?**

**Solution 1**

Yes , 0 is a rational number because it can be written in the form = , p= 0 and q = 1 i.e. where p, q are integers and q ≠ 0 .

### Finding Rational Numbers between two Rational Numbers – Video Explanation

**2. Find six rational numbers between 3 and 4.**

**Solution 2**

To find six rational numbers between 3 and 4 follow the steps below:

**Step (I) Write 3 and 4 as rational numbers with denominator 6+1 = 7**

Thus, 3 =

=

=

Similarly, 4 =

=

=

**Step (II) Write the numbers between the given numbers as-**

, , , , ,

Since all have same denominator , we can easily observe that all of these numbers are in between and i.e. 3 and 4 respectively.

**3. Find five rational numbers between and .**

**Solution 3**

To find five rational numbers between and follow the steps below:

Step (I) Write and as rational numbers with denominator 5 x (5+1) = 30

Thus = =

Similarly, = =

**Step (II) Write the numbers between the given numbers as-**

, , , ,

or , , , , , in their simplest forms respectively.

**4. 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.**

**Solution 4**

(i) True , because Whole number is the collection of Natural numbers including Zero.

(ii) False , -1 or any negative integer is not a whole number.

(iii) False , because not all the numbers which can be expressed in the form , where p and q are integers and q≠0 , are necessarily Whole numbers. Example is a rational number but not a whole number.

**NCERT Solutions for Class 9 Maths Chapter 1 Exercise 1.1 – Number System, has been designed by the NCERT to test the knowledge of the student on the topic – Introduction of Number System**

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