In this chapter, the knowledge of linear equations in one variable is recalled and extended to that of two variables. Any equation which can be put in the form ax + by + c = 0, where a, b and …

Coordinate geometry is an interesting subject where students learn about the position of an object in a plane, learn about the coordinates or concepts of the cartesian plane, and so on. For example, “imagine a situation where you know only …

NCERT Solutions for Class 9 Maths Chapter 2 Polynomials is the second chapter of Class 9 Maths. Polynomials are introduced and discussed in detail here. The chapter discusses Polynomials and their applications. The chapter’s introduction includes whole numbers, integers, and …

NCERT Solutions for Class 9 Maths Chapter 1 Number System is the first chapter of Class 9 Maths. The Number System is discussed in detail in this chapter. The chapter discusses the Number Systems and their applications. The introduction of the …

‘The Beggar’ is a story of the transformation of a beggar Lushkoff. It revolves around three characters – Lushkoff, Sergei and Olga. Lushkoff approaches Sergei, begs for money and tells him he was formerly a teacher. Sergei shouts at him, …

‘A House Is Not a Home’ reveals the challenges of being a teenager and the problems of growing up. In the chapter, the author is terrified at the thought of joining a new school. Things get worse when on a …

‘The Last Leaf’ is a wonderful story which conveys a message to people who are demotivated or depressed that one must have the sheer will to live one’s life. Johnsy, the protagonist of the story ‘The Last Leaf’, is suffering …

Calamities can lead to a lot of destruction. The chapter ‘Weathering the Storm in Ersama’ is about a cyclone that hit Orissa in 1999. The cyclone killed thousands of people and devastated hundreds of villages. In the story, people are …

Imagine a kingdom where everything costs a rupee – be it a measure of rice or a bunch of bananas. A kingdom where everyone sleeps during the day and works throughout the night. Strange, isn’t it? Well, ‘In the Kingdom …

Storytelling is an art that not everyone possesses. ‘Iswaran The Storyteller’ is about Iswaran, who is a brilliant storyteller. He very well understands how to use pitch, expressions, etc. to narrate stories in the most interesting and thrilling ways. He …

The protagonist of the chapter ‘The Adventures of Toto’ is Toto, a monkey. He is bought by the author’s grandfather from a tonga driver. Toto is pretty but very impish. Gradually, when Toto grows up, the author and his family …

The chapter ‘The Lost Child’ of NCERT Solutions is about a little boy who is taken to a fair by his parents. He is enjoying the fair and wishes to buy a lot of things- sweets, garlands, balloons, toys, etc. He keeps …

The chapter ‘If I Were You’ is a story that shows how keeping yourself calm and composed, even in the worst of situations, can save you from adverse consequences. The play, written by Douglas James, is about a man named …

The chapter ‘Kathmandu’ is about the author’s tour of the city of Kathmandu in Nepal. He takes us through his experience of visiting the two most sacred temples of Hindus and Buddhists – the Pashupatinath Temple and the Baudhnath Stupa. …

Reach for the Top (Prose) The chapter presents the students with the life and achievements of two inspirational ladies- Santosh Yadav and Maria Sharapova. Santosh Yadav, the only woman in the world to have climbed the mighty Mount Everest twice, …

The chapter ‘My Childhood’ is an extract from the famous biography “Wings of Fire” by Dr A. P. J. Abdul Kalam. Apart from being an Indian aerospace scientist, Abdul Kalam was also the 11th President of India. This amazing chapter is …