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**NCERT Solutions for Class 6 Maths Chapter 3 Playing with Numbers Ex 3.2 ****(Rationalised Contents)**

**Ex 3.2 Class 6 Maths Question
1.**

What is the sum of any two:(a) Odd numbers?

(b) Even numbers?

**Solution:
**(a) The sum of any two odd numbers is an even number.

(b) The sum of any two even numbers is an even number.

**Ex 3.2 Class 6 Maths Question
2.**

State whether the following statements are True or
False.(a) The sum of three odd numbers is even.

(b) The sum of two odd numbers and one even number is even.

(c) The product of three odd numbers is odd.

(d) If an even number is divided by 2, the quotient is always odd.

(e) All prime numbers are odd.

(f) Prime numbers do not have any factors.

(g) Sum of two prime numbers is always even.

(h) 2 is only the even prime number.

(i) All even numbers are composite numbers.

(j) The product of any two even numbers is always even.

**Solution:
**(Ð°) False [∵ 5 + 7 + 9 = 21 (odd)]

(b) True [∵ 7 + 5 + 6 = 18 (even)]

(c) True [∵ 5 × 7 × 9 = 315 (odd)]

(d) False [∵ 8 ÷ 2 = 4 (even)]

(e) False [∵ 2 is a prime number but it is even]

(f) False [∵ 3 is a prime number having 1 and 3 as its factors]

(g) False [∵ 5 + 2 = 7 (odd)]

(h) True [∵ 2 is even and the lowest prime number]

(i) False [∵ 2 is even but not a composite number]

(j) True [∵ 4 × 8 = 32 (even)]

**Ex 3.2 Class 6 Maths Question
3.**

The numbers 13 and 31 are prime numbers. Both these
numbers have same digits 1 and 3. Find such pairs of prime numbers up to 100.**Solution:
**The such pairs of prime numbers having the same
digits are as follows:

(17 and 71), (37 and 73), (79 and 97).

**Ex 3.2 Class 6 Maths Question
4.**

Write down separately the prime and composite
numbers less than 20.**Solution:
**Prime numbers less than 20 are:

2, 3, 5, 7, 11, 13, 17 and 19

Composite numbers less than 20 are:

4, 6, 8, 9, 10, 12, 14, 15, 16 and 18

**Ex 3.2 Class 6 Maths Question
5.**

What is the greatest prime number between 1 and 10?**Solution:
**The greatest prime number between 1 and 10 is 7.

**Ex 3.2 Class 6 Maths Question
6.**

Express the following as the sum of two odd primes.(a) 44

(b) 36

(c) 24

(d) 18

**Solution:
**(a) 44 = 13 + 31

(b) 36 = 13 + 23

(c) 24 = 5 + 19

(d) 18 = 7 + 11

**Ex 3.2 Class 6 Maths Question
7.**

Give three pairs of prime numbers whose difference
is 2.[Remark: Two prime numbers whose difference is 2 are called twin primes]

**Solution:
**Three pairs of prime numbers whose difference is 2
are: (3 and 5), (5 and 7) and (11 and 13)

**Ex 3.2 Class 6 Maths Question
8.**

Which of the following numbers are prime?(a) 23

(b) 51

(c) 37

(d) 26

**Solution:
**(a) 23 is a prime number [ ∵ 23 = 1 × 23]

(b) 51 is not a prime number [∵ 51 = 1 × 3 × 17]

(c) 37 is a prime number [∵ 37 = 1 × 37]

(d) 26 is not a prime number [∵ 26 = 1 × 2 × 13]

**Ex 3.2 Class 6 Maths Question
9.**

Write seven consecutive composite numbers less than
100 so that there is no prime number between them.**Solution:
**The such seven consecutive composite numbers are as
follows:

90, 91, 92, 93, 94, 95 and 96

**Ex 3.2 Class 6 Maths Question
10.**

Express each of the following numbers as the sum of
three odd primes.(a) 21

(b) 31

(c) 53

(d) 61

**Solution:
**(a) 21 can be expressed as 3 + 5 + 13

(b) 31 can be expressed as 5 + 7 + 19

(c) 53 can be expressed as 13 + 17 + 23

(d) 61 can be expressed as 11 + 13 + 37

**Ex 3.2 Class 6 Maths Question
11.**

Write five pairs of prime numbers less than 20 whose
sum is divisible by 5.(Hint: 3 + 7 = 10)

**Solution:
**Required pairs of prime numbers less than 20 are:

(i) (2 and 3); 2 + 3 = 5

(ii) (2 and 13); 2 + 13 = 15

(iii) (3 and 7); 3 + 7 = 10

(iv) (3 and 17); 3 + 17 = 20

(v) (7 and 13); 7 + 13 = 20

**Ex 3.2 Class 6 Maths Question
12.**

Fill in the blanks.(a) A number which has only two factors is called a ………… .

(b) A number which has more than two factors is called a ………… .

(c) 1 is neither ………… nor ………… .

(d) The smallest prime number is ………… .

(e) The smallest composite number is ………… .

(f) The smallest even number is ………… .

**Solution:
**(a) prime number

(b) composite number

(c) prime, composite

(d) 2

(e) 4

(f) 2

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