You find numbers all around you. The hours in a day or the distance from your home to school, all are expressed as numbers. How do you find the score when watching a cricket or football match? All the scores in the sports are numbers that follow certain rules. When you know how to play with numbers it becomes much easier to perform simple calculations quickly. The Class 8 math Chapter 16 has been developed to help you learn some basic calculations, and how you can quickly perform these calculations.
The chapter is titled “Playing with Numbers” and contains some fun ways to help you understand the following topics.
General form of expression for numbers.
Replacement of letters with numbers when calculating.
Divisibility tests for numbers.
Here, we take a quick look at these concepts and then see the NCERT solutions for Class 8 Maths Chapter 16 exercises.
Before we proceed with the “Playing with Numbers” Class 8 NCERT solutions, let us have a quick recap of the concepts covered in the chapter.