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Textbook | NCERT |

Class | Class 7 |

Subject | Maths |

Chapter | Chapter 4 |

Chapter Name | Rational Numbers |

Exercise | Ex 4.2 |

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**RD Sharma Solutions for Class 7 Chapter 4 Decimals** **Ex** **4.1** **Download PDF**

**Chapter 4: Rational Numbers Exercise – 4.2**

**Question: 1**

Express each of the following as rational number with positive denominator:

(i) (-15)/(-28)

(ii) 6/(-9)

(iii) (-28)/(-11)

(iv) 19/(- 7)

**Solution:**

Rational number with positive denominators:

(i) Multiplying the number by -1, we get: -15 – 28 = -15 x -1 – 28 x – 1 = 1528

(ii) Multiplying the number by -1, we get: 6 – 9 = 6x – 1 – 9x – 1 = – 69

(iii) Multiplying the number by -1, we get: – 28 – 11= – 28 x – 1 – 11 x – 1 = 2811

(iv) Multiplying the number by -1, we get: 19 – 7 = 19 x – 1 – 7 x – 1= -197

**Question: 2**

Express 3/5 as a rational number with numerator:

(i) 6

(ii) -15

(iii) 21

(iv) – 27

**Solution:**

Rational number with numerator:

(i) 6 is:

(Multiplying numerator and denominator by 2)

(ii) -15 is:

(Multiplying numerator and denominator by – 5)

(iii) 21 is:

(Multiplying numerator and denominator by 7)

(iv) – 27 is:

(Multiplying numerator and denominator by – 9)

**Question: 3**

Express 5/7 as a rational number with denominator:

(i) -14

(ii) 70

(iii) -28

(iv) – 84

**Solution:**

5/7 as a rational number with denominator:

(1) -14 is:

(Multiplying numerator and denominator by -2)

(ii) 70 is:

(Multiplying numerator and denominator by 10)

(iii) – 28 is:

(Multiplying numerator and denominator by – 4)

(iv) – 84 is:

(Multiplying numerator and denominator by -12)

**Question: 4**

Express 3/4 as a rational number with denominator:

(i) 20

(ii) 36

(iii) 44

(iv) – 80

**Solution:**

3/4 as rational number with denominator:

(i) 20 is:

(Multiplying numerator and denominator by 5)

(ii) 36 is:

(Multiplying numerator and denominator by 9)

(iii) 44 is:

(Multiplying numerator and denominator by 11)

(iv) – 80 is:

(Multiplying numerator and denominator by – 20)

**Question: 5**

Express 2/5 as a rational number with numerator:

(i) -56

(ii) 154

(iii) -750

(iv) – 80

**Solution:**

2/5 as a rational number with numerator:

(i) – 56 is:

(Multiplying numerator and denominator by -28)

(ii) 154 is:

(Multiplying numerator and denominator by 77)

(iii) – 750 is:

(Multiplying numerator and denominator by -375)

(iv) 500 is:

(Multiplying numerator and denominator by 250)

**Question: 6**

Express (-192)/108 as a rational number with numerator:

(i) 64

(ii) -16

(iii) 32

(iv) – 48

**Solution:**

Rational number with numerator:

(i) 64 as numerator:

(Dividing the numerator and denomintor by -3)

(ii) -16 as numerator:

(Dividing the numerator and denomintor by 12)

(iii) 32 as numerator:

(Dividing the numerator and denomintor by – 6)

(iv) – 48 as numerator:

(Dividing the numerator and denomintor by 4)

**Question: 7**

Express 168/(-294) as a rational number with denominator:

(i) 14

(ii) -7

(iii) – 49

(iv) 1470

**Solution:**

Rational number with denominator:

(i) 14 as denominator:

(Dividing the numerator and denomintor by -21)

(ii) -7 as denominator:

(Dividing the numerator and denomintor by 42)

(iii) – 49 as denominator:

(Dividing the numerator and denomintor by 6)

(iv) 1470 as denominator:

(Multiplying the numerator and denomintor by – 5)

**Question: 8**

Write (-14)/42 form so that numerator is equal to:

(i) -2

(ii) 7

(iii) 42

(iv) -70

**Solution:**

Rational number with numerator:

(i) -2 is:

(Dividing numerator and denominator by 7)

(ii) 7 is:

(Dividing numerator and denominator by -2)

(iii) 42 is:

(Multiplying numerator and denominator by -3)

(iv) -70 is:

(Multiplying numerator and denominator by 5)

**Question: 9**

Select those rational numbers which can be written as a rational number with numerator 6:

**Solution:**

Given rational numbers that can be written as a rational number with numerator 6 are:

1/22 (On multiplying by 6) = 6/132, 2/3 (On multiplying by 3)

= 6/9, 3/4 (On multiplying by 2)

= 6/8, (-6)/7 (On multiplying by -1)

= 6/(-7)

**Question: 10**

Select those rational numbers which can be written as a rational number with denominator 4:

**Solution:**

Given rational numbers that can be written as a rational number with denominator 4 are:

7/8 (On dividing by 2) = 3.5/4,

64/16 (On dividing by 4) = 16/4,

36/-12(On dividing by 3) = 12/-4 = -12/4,

16/17 can’t be expressed with a denominator 4.

5/- 4(On multiplying by -1) = – 5/4

140/28(On dividing by 7) = 20/4

**Question: 11**

In each of the following, find an equivalent form of the rational number having

common denominator:

(i) 3/4 and 5/12

(ii) 2/3, 7/6 and 11/12

(iii) 5/7, 3/8, 9/14 and 20/21<

**Solution:**

Equivalent forms of the rational number having common denominator are:

(i) 3/4 = (3 × 3)/(4 × 3) = 9/12 and 512.

(ii) 2/3 = (2 × 4)/(3 × 4) = 8/12 and 7/6 = (7×2)/(6×2) = 14/12 and 11/12

Forms are 8/12, 14/12 and 11/12

(iii) 5/7 = (5 × 24)/(7 × 24) = 120/168, 3/8 = (3 × 21)/(8 × 21) = 63/168, 9/14

= (9 × 12)/(14 × 12)

= 108/168 and 20/21

= (20 × 8)/(21×8)

=160/168

Forms are 120/168, 63/168, 108/168 and 160/168.

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