## NCERT Solutions for Class 2 Maths Chapter 11 - Lines and Lines

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Q1. Collect Used Matchsticks. Have Fun Making Numbers and Letters with These.

Is There any Number or Letter you Cannot Make with a Matchstick?

Now Write Some Numbers Using Straight Lines.

Ans: It is possible to make every letter and number with matchsticks because numbers and letters are made with straight lines and matchsticks also resemble straight lines. Matchsticks can be placed in different positions to make them resemble numbers and letters. Hence, there isn’t any number or letter that cannot be made with a matchstick.

All numbers starting from 1 can be written using straight lines. Some of the numbers are 1, 5, 10, 60, etc.

Q2. Find Out Where Else Numbers and Letters are Written with Straight Lines.

Ans: In lots of digital appliances, numbers and letters are written with straight lines. For example, in digital clocks numbers are written that way. Calculators also have numbers and some letters in straight lines. The countdown timer in traffic signals also makes use of numbers written in the same manner. Additionally, computers and mobile phones also have a similar feature with their letters and numbers. Devices used in our households like washing machines, microwave oven, air conditioner, etc have numbers and letters written in the same format.