## ML Aggarwal Class 6 Solutions for ICSE Maths Chapter 2 Whole Numbers Ex 2.1

Question 1.

Write the smallest whole number. Can you write the largest whole number?

Solution:

Smallest whole number = 0

No, we can not write the largest whole number.

Question 2.

Write the successor of each of the following numbers:

(i) 3999

(ii) 378915

(iii) 5001299

Solution:

Successor numbers:

(i) 3999 + 1 = 4000

(ii) 378915+ 1 =378916

(iii) 5001299 + 1 = 5001300

Question 3.

Write the predecessor of each of the following numbers:

(i) 500

(ii) 38794

(iii) 54789011

Solution:

Predecessor numbers :

(i) 500 – 1 = 499

(ii) 38794 – 1 = 38793

(iii) 54789011 – 1 = 54789010

Question 4.

Write the whole number (in each of the following) whose successor is :

(i) 50795

(ii) 720300

(iii) 8300000

Solution:

The required whole number = predecessor of given number:

(i) 50795 – 1 = 50794

(ii) 720300 – 1 = 720299

(iii) 8300000 – 1 = 8299999

Question 5.

Write the whole number (in each of the following) whose predecessor is:

(i) 5347

(ii) 72399

(iii) 3012999

Solution:

The required whole number = successor of given number:

(i) 5347 + 1 = 5348

(ii) 72399 + 1 = 72400

(iii) 3012999 + 1 = 3013000

Question 6.

Write next three consecutive whole numbers of the following numbers:

(i) 79

(ii) 598

(iii) 35669

Solution:

(i) 80, 81, 82

(ii) 599, 600, 601

(iii) 35670, 35671, 35672

Question 7.

Write three consecutive whole numbers occuring just before 320001.

Solution:

The three consecutive whole numbers occuring just before 320001 are:

320001 – 1 = 320000 – 1 =319999 – 1

= 319998

These are : 320000, 319999, 319998

Question 8.

(i) How many whole numbers are there between 38 and 68?

(ii) How many whole numbers are there between 99 and 300?

Solution:

(i) The whole numbers between 38 and 68 are : 39, 40, 41, ………., 67

= 67 – 38 = 29

(ii) The whole numbers between 99 and 300 are: 100, 101, 102, …….., 299

= 299 – 99 = 200

Question 9.

Write all whole numbers between 100 and 200 which do not change if the digits are written in reverse order.

Solution:

The whole numbers between 100 and 200 which do not change if the digits are written in reverse order are:

101, 111, 121, 131, 141, 151, 161, 171, 181, 191

Question 10.

How many 2-digit whole numbers are there between 5 and 92?

Solution:

2-digit numbers between 5 and 92 will be from 10 to 91 i.e. 91 – 9 = 82

Question 11.

How many 3-digit whole numbers are there between 72 and 407?

Solution:

3-digit whole numbers will be from 100 to 406 i. e. 406 – 99 = 307

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