# Ex.1.2 Q6 Rational Numbers Solution - NCERT Maths Class 8

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## Question

Write five rational numbers greater than \(–2.\)

## Text Solution

**What is known?**

Rational numbers.

**What is unknown?**

The rational numbers between given rational numbers.

**Reasoning:**

We can find infinitely many rational numbers between any two given rational numbers by taking the mean of the two rational numbers. Another method: We can make the denominator same for the two given rational numbers.

**Steps:**

Some of the five rational numbers greater than \(– 2\) are \( \begin{align}- 1,\;\;0,\;\;\frac{1}{2},\;\;\frac{1}{3}, \end{align}\) and \( \begin{align}\frac{1}{4} \end{align}\)

[There can be more such rational numbers]