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# Samacheer Kalvi solutions for English Class 9th Tamil Nadu State Board chapter 6 - From Zero to Infinity [Latest edition]

## Chapter 6: From Zero to Infinity

Warm up [Page 152]

### Samacheer Kalvi solutions for English Class 9th Tamil Nadu State Board Chapter 6 From Zero to Infinity Warm up [Page 152]

Warm up | Q 1 | Page 152

1. Did you enjoy solving this?
2. Was it easy or hard to solve?
3. Do you like Mathematics? Give reasons.
Intext [Pages 153 - 154]

### Samacheer Kalvi solutions for English Class 9th Tamil Nadu State Board Chapter 6 From Zero to Infinity Intext [Pages 153 - 154]

Intext | Q 1 | Page 153

What was the reaction of the classmates to Ramanujan’s question?

Intext | Q 2 | Page 153

What did the Indian mathematician Bhaskara prove?

Intext | Q 3 | Page 153

Where did Ramanujan get S.L. Loney’s book on Trigonometry?

Intext | Q 4 | Page 153

Where did Ramanujan do his mathematical problems?

Intext | Q 5 | Page 154

What were the subjects neglected by Ramanujan in college?

Intext | Q 6 | Page 154

Which University granted him a fellowship of ₹75 a month?

Intext | Q 7 | Page 154

What did Ramanujan send to G.H. Hardy?

Intext | Q 8 | Page 154

Who discovered a rare mathematical genius in Ramanujan?

Exercise [Page 156]

### Samacheer Kalvi solutions for English Class 9th Tamil Nadu State Board Chapter 6 From Zero to Infinity Exercise [Page 156]

#### Answer the following questions in a sentence or two.

Exercise | Q A. 1. | Page 156

Why did the students laugh at Ramanujan?

Exercise | Q A. 2. | Page 156

Why did the teacher compliment Ramanujan?

Exercise | Q A. 3. | Page 156

What did Ramanujan do after reading the book on Trigonometry?

Exercise | Q A. 4. | Page 156

What disappointed Ramanujan’s father?

Exercise | Q A. 5. | Page 156

How did Ramanujan manage his paper crisis?

Exercise | Q A. 6. | Page 156

Why were Ramanujan’s application for jobs rejected?

Exercise | Q A. 7. | Page 156

Why was Ramanujan sent back to India?

Exercise | Q B. 1. | Page 156

Describe the life of Srinivasa Ramanujan in India.

Exercise | Q B. 2. | Page 156

Narrate the association of Ramanujan with G.H. Hardy.

Exercise | Q C. | Page 156

Match the words with correct Synonym and Antonym from the table.

 S.No Word Synonym Antonym 1 distribute boundless trivial 2 infinite commence sorrow 3 significant joy collect 4 delight guess clean 5 unkempt circulate conclude 6 initiate messy fact 7 conjecture important measurable

#### listening

Exercise | Q D. | Page 156

Listen to the anecdote "Two Geniuses" and narrate it in your own words.

#### SPEAKING

Exercise | Q E. | Page 156

Divide the students into groups of five and conduct a group discussion on the topic "Importance of Mathematics in Our Everyday Life". The teacher will act as a moderator.

### Samacheer Kalvi solutions for English Class 9th Tamil Nadu State Board Chapter 6 From Zero to Infinity Reading [Page 157]

#### Answer the following questions based on the given passage.

Reading | Q F. 1. | Page 157

What made John Shepherd-Barron to come up with the idea of ATM?

Reading | Q F. 2. | Page 157

When and where was the first ATM installed?

Reading | Q F. 3. | Page 157

Who was the first person to withdraw cash from the ATM?

Reading | Q F. 4. | Page 157

Why did Shepherd-Barron reduce the PIN number from six digits to four?

Reading | Q F. 5. | Page 157

Which theory of Ramanujan helps the ATMs to dispense cash?

Writing [Page 159]

### Samacheer Kalvi solutions for English Class 9th Tamil Nadu State Board Chapter 6 From Zero to Infinity Writing [Page 159]

#### Paragraph Writing

Writing | Q G. 1. | Page 159

Write a paragraph of 100 – 120 words about a memorable anecdote/incident of your life.

Writing | Q G. 2. | Page 159

Write a paragraph of 100 – 120 words about your favourite personality.

Grammar [Pages 160 - 163]

### Samacheer Kalvi solutions for English Class 9th Tamil Nadu State Board Chapter 6 From Zero to Infinity Grammar [Pages 160 - 163]

Grammar | Q A. 1. | Page 160
Complete the following sentence using appropriate Connector from the options.

Irine felt cold ______________ she was wearing a winter coat.

• moreover

• although

• meanwhile

• therefore

• because

• as long as

• thus

• above all

• for instance

• except

Grammar | Q A. 2. | Page 160
Complete the following sentence using appropriate Connector from the options.
This restaurant has some of the best chefs in the town. _____________ their service is excellent.
• moreover

• although

• meanwhile

• therefore

• because

• as long as

• thus

• above all

• for instance

• except

Grammar | Q A. 3. | Page 160
Complete the following sentence using appropriate Connector from the options.

I’m not going to the party tonight _______________ I didn’t get an invitation.

• moreover

• although

• meanwhile

• therefore

• because

• as long as

• thus

• above all

• for instance

• except

Grammar | Q A. 4. | Page 160
Complete the following sentence using appropriate Connector from the options.
You can set the table. ________________, I’ll start making dinner.
• moreover

• although

• meanwhile

• therefore

• because

• as long as

• thus

• above all

• for instance

• except

Grammar | Q A. 5. | Page 160

Complete the following sentence using appropriate Connector from the options.

I can play quite a few instruments ______________, the flute, the guitar and the piano.

• moreover

• although

• meanwhile

• therefore

• because

• as long as

• thus

• above all

• for instance

• except

Grammar | Q A. 6. | Page 160

Complete the following sentence using appropriate Connector from the option.

The store was out of chocolate chips; ______________ they would need to make a different type of cookies.

• moreover

• although

• meanwhile

• therefore

• because

• as long as

• thus

• above all

• for instance

• except

Grammar | Q A. 7. | Page 160

Complete the following sentence using appropriate Connector from the option.

The stores are open daily ____________ Sundays.

• moreover

• although

• meanwhile

• therefore

• because

• as long as

• thus

• above all

• for instance

• except

Grammar | Q A. 8. | Page 160

Complete the following sentence using appropriate Connector from the option.

I’ll stay ________ you need me.

• moreover

• although

• meanwhile

• therefore

• because

• as long as

• thus

• above all

• for instance

• except

Grammar | Q A. 9. | Page 160

Complete the following sentence using appropriate Connector from the option.

This detergent is highly concentrated and ____________ you will need to dilute it.

• moreover

• although

• meanwhile

• therefore

• because

• as long as

• thus

• above all

• for instance

• except

Grammar | Q A. 10. | Page 160

Complete the following sentence using appropriate Connector from the option.

It was the thing he prized _____________.

• moreover

• although

• meanwhile

• therefore

• because

• as long as

• thus

• above all

• for instance

• except

Grammar | Q B. 1. | Page 161

Convert the following active sentence into a passive sentence by supplying an appropriate passive verb form.

She will not recognize us./We ____________ by her.

• will not recognize

• will not being recognized

• will not be recognized

Grammar | Q B. 2. | Page 161

Convert the following active sentence into a passive sentence by supplying an appropriate passive verb form.

They didn’t invite me, but I went anyway./ I ________________ but I went anyway.

• wasn't invited

• wasn't being invited

• wasn't inviting

Grammar | Q B. 3. | Page 161

Convert the following active sentence into a passive sentence by supplying an appropriate passive verb form.

They broke up the table for firewood/The table ____________ up for firewood.

• broke

• was broken

Grammar | Q B. 4. | Page 161

Convert the following active sentence into a passive sentence by supplying an appropriate passive verb form.

She has won the first prize./The first prize ______________ by her.

• has won

• has been won

Grammar | Q B. 5. | Page 162

Convert the following active sentence into a passive sentence by supplying an appropriate passive verb form.

A friend of mine is repairing the car./The car _______________ by a friend of mine.

• is repairing

• is repaired

• is being repaired

Grammar | Q B. 6. | Page 162

Convert the following active sentence into a passive sentence by supplying an appropriate passive verb form.

Begin the work tomorrow./Let the work ____________ tomorrow.

• be begun

• begin

• is beginning

Grammar | Q B. 7. | Page 162

Convert the following active sentence into a passive sentence by supplying an appropriate passive verb form.

They speak English in New Zealand./English _______________ in New Zealand.

• is speaking

• is spoken

• is being spoken

Grammar | Q B. 8. | Page 162

Convert the following active sentence into a passive sentence by supplying an appropriate passive verb form.

His attitude shocked me./I _______________ by his attitude.

• was shocked

Grammar | Q B. 9. | Page 162

Convert the following active sentence into a passive sentence by supplying an appropriate passive verb form.

Grammar | Q B. 10. | Page 162

Convert the following active sentence into a passive sentence by supplying an appropriate passive verb form.

Her silence worries me./I _______________ her silence.

• am worrying by

• am worried by

• have worried by

Grammar | Q C. | Page 162

Match the following Active voice sentences with Passive voice.

 S.No. Active Voice Passive Voice 1. I will never forget this experience A novel has been written by her. 2. Mother made a cake yesterday. The deer was being chased by the tiger. 3. Have you finished the report? A cake was made by mother yesterday. 4. The tiger was chasing the deer. Has the report been finished by you? 5. She has written a novel. This experience will never be forgotten by me.
Grammar | Q D. 1. | Page 163

Change the following into passive voice.

Stanley will inform you later.

Grammar | Q D. 2. | Page 163

Change the following into passive voice.

People speak Portuguese in Brazil.

Grammar | Q D. 3. | Page 163

Change the following into passive voice.

My grandfather built this house in 1943.

Grammar | Q D. 4. | Page 163

Change the following into passive voice.

Do not hurt the animals.

Grammar | Q D. 5. | Page 163

Change the following into passive voice.

You must not drop litter in the streets.

Grammar | Q D. 6. | Page 163

Change the following into passive voice.

Carry it home.

Grammar | Q D. 7. | Page 163

Change the following into passive voice.

They are decorating the wall.

Grammar | Q D. 8. | Page 163

Change the following into passive voice.

He has already mended the TV set.

#### Project

Grammar | Q E. | Page 163

Make a scrapbook of 'Famous Biographies' by collecting at least five biographies of famous scientists, mathematicians, inventors, artists, etc., of your choice. You may also collect pictures related to their achievements, inventions, etc.

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