**Number system tutorial**

Number system is system of representing numbers in mathematics. Students deal with various types of numbers for solving mathematics formulas and calculation, data processing and handling complex topics like algebra and geometry.

In this article, we have shared different types of numbers that are used in mathematics for grade 9 and above. This article can be used by all grades students, as the definition of these different types of numbers is same for all grades.

## What is Real Number?

### Definition of real number

- Real numbers include rational numbers like positive and negative integers, fractions, and irrational numbers
- Real number example- 0, 0.5, 5/3, 100, square root(2)

### Examples of real number

- 0, 1.1, 3/2 are example of real numbers
- All integer, decimal, rational ,irrational numbers are real numbers

**Practice question on real number**

Can you find whether below mentioned numbers are real or not?

- 10
- 5
- 10/13
- -1.1
- -2/3
- 0

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## What is Natural number?

### Definition of natural number

- Any positive integer or non-negative integer, starting from 0 and ending till infinity
- Natural number example- 1, 5, 50, 300

### Examples of natural number

- 5, 10, 500, 3500 are natural number
- 0, -5, -20, -45 are not natural number
- 6 , 1/3 are not natural number

**Practice question on natural number**

Can you find whether below mentioned numbers is natural number or not?

- 10
- 5
- -15
- 10/13
- -1.1

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## What is Fraction

### Definition of Fraction

A fraction is a part of a whole or a given number. It is represented by p/q, where p and q are integer.

### Examples of Fraction

- 1/5, 2/3 are example of fraction
- Fraction can be more than 1, but cannot be less than 0

**Practice question on fraction**

Can you find whether below mentioned numbers is fraction or not?

- 10
- 5
- -15
- 10/13
- -1.1

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## Conclusion

In this article, we have seen how to find whether number is real number, natural number and fraction. We also saw detailed examples and practical exercises for number system for grade 9 mathematics.

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