# Find three different irrational numbers between the rational numbers 5/7 and 9/11.

**Solution:**

Let us find the decimal expansion of 5/7 and 9/11 using long division method.

5/7 = 0.714285

9/11 = 0.81

We can write 3 irrational numbers between 5/11 and 9/11 or 0.714285 and 0.81 are as follows:

(i) 0.721722172221 . . .

(ii) 0.750975009750009 . . .

(iii) 0.808008000 . . .

**☛ Check: **NCERT Solutions Class 9 Maths Chapter 1

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## Find three irrational numbers between the rational numbers 5/7 and 9/11

NCERT Solutions Class 9 Maths Chapter 1 Exercise 1.3 Question 8:

**Summary:**

The three irrational numbers between the rational numbers 5/7 and 9/11 are 0.721722172221...,0.750975009750009..., and 0.808008000...

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