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## Tamilnadu Samacheer Kalvi 8th Maths Solutions Term 1 Chapter 1 Rational Numbers Ex 1.2

**8th Maths Exercise 1.2 Question 1.**

Fill in the blanks:

(i) The multiplicative inverse of \(2 \frac{3}{5}\) is _____.

(ii) If -3 × \(\frac{6}{-11}=\frac{6}{-11}\) × x, then x is _______.

(iii) If distributive property is true for \(\left(\frac{3}{5} \times \frac{-4}{9}\right)+\left(x \times \frac{15}{17}\right)=\frac{3}{5} \times(y+z)\), then x, y, z are _____, _____ and ____.

(iv) If x × \(\frac{-55}{63}=\frac{-55}{63}\) × x = 1, then x is called the _____ of \(\frac{55}{63}\).

(v) The multiplicative inverse of -1 is ______.

Solution:

(i) \(\frac{5}{13}\)

(ii) -3

(iii) \(\frac{3}{5}, \frac{-4}{9}\) and \(\frac{15}{13}\)

(iv) Mulitplicative inverse

(v) -1

**8th Standard Maths Book Exercise 1.2 Question 2.**

Say True or False.

(i) \(\frac{-7}{8} \times \frac{-23}{27}=\frac{-23}{27} \times \frac{-7}{8}\) illustrates the closure property of rational number.

(ii) Associative property is not true for subtraction of rational numbers.

(iii) The additive inverse of \(\frac{-11}{-17}\) is \(\frac{11}{17}\).

(iv) The product of two negative rational numbers is a positive rational number.

(v) The multiplicative inverse exists for all rational numbers.

Solution:

(i) False

(ii) True

(iii) False

(iv) True

(v) False

**8th Standard Maths Exercise 1.2 Question 3.**

Verify the closure property for addition and multiplication of the rational numbers \(\frac{-5}{7}\) and \(\frac{8}{9}\)

Solution:

Closure property for addition.

Let a = \(\frac{-5}{7}\) and b = \(\frac{8}{9}\) be the given rational numbers.

? Closure property is true for addition of rational numbers.

Closure property for multiplication

? Closure property is true for multiplication of rational numbers.

**8th Std Maths Exercise 1.2 Question 4.**

Verify the associative property for addition and multiplication of the rational numbers \(\frac{-10}{11}, \frac{5}{6}, \frac{-4}{3}\).

Solution:

a × (b × c) = \(\frac{100}{99}\)

From (1) and (2) a × (b × c) = (a × b) × c is true for rational numbers.

Thus associative property is true for addition and multiplication of rational numbers.

**Samacheer Guru 8th Maths Question 5.**

Check the commutative property for addition and multiplication of the rational numbers \(\frac{-10}{11}\) and \(\frac{-8}{33}\).

Solution:

Let a = \(\frac{-10}{11}\) and b = \(\frac{-8}{33}\) be the given rational numbers.

From (1) and (2)

a + b = b + a and hence addition is commutative for rational numbers.

From (3) and (4) a × b = b × a

Hence multiplication is commutative for rational numbers.

**Samacheerkalvi.Guru 8th Maths Question 6.**

Verify the distributive property a × (b + c) = (a × b) + (a × c) for the rational numbers a = \(\frac{-1}{2}\) ,b = \(\frac{2}{3}\) and c = \(\frac{-5}{6}\).

Solution:

Given the rational number a = \(\frac{-1}{2}\) ,b = \(\frac{2}{3}\) and c = \(\frac{-5}{6}\).

From (1) and (2) we have a × (b + c) = (a × b) + (a × c) is true.

Hence multiplication is distributive over addition for rational numbers Q.

**10th Maths Exercise 1.2 Samacheer Kalvi Question 7.**

Evaluate:

Solution:

**Samacheer Kalvi Guru 8th Standard Maths Question 8.**

Evaluate using appropriate properties.

Solution:

**8th Maths 1.2 Question 9.**

Use commutative and distributive properties to simplify \(\frac{4}{5} \times \frac{-3}{8}-\frac{3}{8} \times \frac{1}{4}+\frac{19}{20}\)

Solution:

Since multiplication is commutative

Objective Type Questions

**8th Standard Maths 1.2 Question 10.**

Mulitplicative inverse of 0 (is)

(A) 0

(B) 1

(C) -1

(D) does not exist

Solution:

(D) does not exist

**8th Maths Book Example Sums Question 11.**

Which of the following illustrates the inverse property for addition?

Solution:

(A) \(\frac{1}{8}-\frac{1}{8}\) = 0

**Samacheer Kalvi 8th Books Maths Question 12.**

Closure property is not true for division of rational numbers because of the number

(A) 1

(B) -1

(C) 0

(D) \(\frac{1}{2}\)

Solution:

(C) 0

**Samacheer Kalvi Guru Maths 8th Question 13.**

\(\frac{1}{2}-\left(\frac{3}{4}-\frac{5}{6}\right) \neq\left(\frac{1}{2}-\frac{3}{4}\right)-\frac{5}{6}\) illustrates that subtraction does not satisfy the ____ law of rational numbers.

(A) commutative

(B) closure

(C) distributive

(D) associative

Solution:

(D) associative

**Samacheer Kalvi 8th Maths Question 14.**

\(\left(1-\frac{1}{2}\right) \times\left(\frac{1}{2}-\frac{1}{4}\right) \div\left(\frac{3}{4}-\frac{1}{2}\right)\) = ______________

Solution:

(A) \(\frac{1}{2}\)