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ID : U-116648-2-3086-Rational-Numbers [1]

Class 8
Rational Numbers
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Answer the questions

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(1) Is 0.06 the multiplicative inverse of 16 ? Why or why not ?
6

-5
(2) Write a multiple of rational number ?
-8

(3) Solve the following and simplify to lowest term:

3 5 2 -4
A) + + +
5 3 5 6

2 -1 -5 -5 5
B) + + + +
3 6 3 2 5

(4) Name the property that is reflected in the following expression:

-1 12 3 12 12 -1 3
A) + = ( + )
25 8 19 8 8 25 19

-2 23
B) =1
23 -2

(5) What is the smallest rational number that can be formed by using 2 of the numbers given below, in the
p
form of ?
q
198, 110, 236, 932, 107, and 396.

5 -5 -5
(6) Out of the three rational numbers, , and , which is greater ?
-13 14 10

(7) Write the rational number that are equal to its negative.

-8 -8 3 3
(8) Find the difference between the greatest and the least numbers of , , , .
7 9 8 4

(9) Find the multiplicative inverse of the following.

11
A)
22

-10
B)
4

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ID : U-116648-2-3086-Rational-Numbers [2]

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(10) If = , then X = ___________
-5 X

Choose correct answer(s) from the given choices

(11) Which of the following is a negative integer and a rational number?


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a. b. 85
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c. 0.36 d. -41

(12) Which of the following statement is true ?


2 2 2 -8
a. > b. >
-9 -10 -10 40

2 -8 2 -8
c. = d. <
-10 40 -10 40

p m
(13) If = then which of the following is always true?
q n

q m
a. p x m = n x q b. =
p n

c. p x n = m x q d. p x q = m x n

(14) Which of the statements given below is false?


a. All the negative numbers can be represented as b. There is no integer that cannot be represented
rational numbers. as a rational number.
c. A negative decimal number cannot be a rational d. There is no fraction that cannot be represented
number as a rational number.

Fill in the blanks

(15) Fill in the blank to make the two rational numbers equivalent

10 7 28
A) = B) =
14 70 15

144 1
C) = D) =
38 456 5 45

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Answers
(1) No - The product or fraction and its multiplicative inverse must be equal to 1.

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(2) (Answers may vary)
8

2
(3) A)
1

-8
B)
3

(4) A) Distributive Property

B) Multiplicative Inverse

107
(5)
932

-5
(6)
14

(7) 0

53
(8)
28

22
(9) A)
11

4
B)
-10

(10) 25
(11) d. -41

2 -8
(12) c. =
-10 40

(13) c. p x n = m x q
(14) c. A negative decimal number cannot be a rational number

(15) A) 50 B) 60

C) 12 D) 9

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