# MP Board Class 10th Maths Chapter 1 Real Numbers Ex 1.4 Solutions

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## MP Board Class 10th Maths Solutions Chapter 1 Real Numbers Ex 1.4

Question 1.
Without actually performing the long divison, state whether the following rational numbers will have a terminating decimal expansion or a non-terminating repeating decimal expansion:

Solution:

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Question 2.

Write down the decimal expansions of those rational numbers in Question 1 above which have terminating decimal expansions.

Solutions:

Multiplying and dividing by 25, we have

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Question 3.

The following real numbers have decimal expansions as given below. In each case, decide whether they are rational or not. If they are rational, and of the form p/q, what can you say about the prime factors of q?

(i) 43.123456789
(ii) 0.120120012000120000….
(iii) 43.123456789¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯

Solution:

(i) 43.123456789
∴ The given decimal expansion terminates.
∴ It is rational of the form p/q

Hence, p = 43123456789 and q = 29 × 59
Prime factors of q are 29 and 59.

(ii) 0.120120012000120000…
∵ The given decimal expansion is neither terminating nor repeating.
∴ It is irrational number, hence cannot be written in p/q form.

(iii) 43.123456789¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯
∵ The given decimal expansion is non-terminating repeating.
∴ It is rational number.

Multiplying both sides by 1000000000, we have
1OOOOOOOOOx = 43123456789.123456789…
… (2)
Subtracting (1) from (2), we have
(1000000000x) – x
= (43123456789.123456789 ) – 43.123456789…
⇒ 999999999x = 43123456746

Here, p = 4791495194 and q = 111111111, which is not of the form 2m × 5n i.e., the prime factors of q are not of the form 2m × 5n.

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