# Assertion:

Question:

Assertion: $\sqrt{3}$ is an irrational number.

Reason: Square root a positive integer which is not a perfect square is an irrational number.
(a) Both Assertion and Reason are true and Reasom is a correct explanation of Assertion.
(b) Both Assertion and Reason and Reasom are true but Reasom is not a correct explanation of Assertion.
(c) Assertion is true and Reasom is false.
(d) Assertion is false and Reasom is true.

Solution:

(a) Both Assertion and Reason are true, and Reason is the correct explanation of Assertion.

$\sqrt{3}$ is not a perfect square; hence, it is irrational.