## EXERCISE 1.1

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#### Question 1:

Is zero a rational number? Can you write it in the form, where *p* and *q *are integers and *q* ≠ 0?

#### Answer:

Yes. Zero is a rational number as it can be represented asetc.

#### Question 2:

Find six rational numbers between 3 and 4.

#### Answer:

There are infinite rational numbers in between 3 and 4.

3 and 4 can be represented asrespectively.

Therefore, rational numbers between 3 and 4 are

#### Question 3:

Find five rational numbers between.

#### Answer:

There are infinite rational numbers between.

Therefore, rational numbers betweenare

#### Question 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.

#### Answer:

(i) True; since the collection of whole numbers contains all natural numbers.

(ii) False; as integers may be negative but whole numbers are positive. For example: −3 is an integer but not a whole number.

(iii) False; as rational numbers may be fractional but whole numbers may not be. For example: is a rational number but not a whole number.