4.1 Statements (Sample Questions)


Example 1:
Determine whether the following sentences are statements or not. Give a reason for your answer.
(a) 3 + 3 = 8
(b) 9 – 4 = 5
(c) A pentagon has 5 sides.
(d) 4 is a prime number.
(e) Is 40 divisible by 3?
(f) Find the perimeter of a square with each side of 4cm.
(g) Help!

Answer:
(a) Statement; it is a false statement.
(b) Statement; it is a true statement.
(c) Statement; it is a true statement.
(d) Statement; it is a false statement.
(e) Not a statement; it is a question.
(f) Not a statement; it is an instruction.
(g) Not a statement; it is an exclamation.