# Is zero a rational number? Can you write it in the form p/q, where p and q are integers and q ≠ 0?

**Solution:**

A rational number is a number that is of the form p/q where p and q are integers and q is not equal to 0.

Yes, zero is a rational number. The number zero can be written as 0 ÷ any non-zero integer.

For example, the rational numbers 0/1 and 0/(-2) are equal to 0.

This is in the form of p/q, where p and q are integers and q ≠ 0.

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## Is zero a rational number? Can you write it in the form p/q, where p and q are integers and q ≠ 0?

### NCERT Solutions Class 9 Maths - Chapter 1 Exercise 1.1 Question 1:

**Summary:**

Zero is a rational number that can be written in the form of p/q where p and q are integers and q ≠ 0.