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# Assertion: 3 + 7 = 9 is a statement. Reason: A sentence that can be judged to be true or false, but not both, is called a statement. (a) Both Assertion and Reason are true and Reason is a correct explanation of Assertion. (b) Both Assertion and Reason are true but Reason is not a correct explanation of Assertion. (c) Assertion is true and Reason is false. (d) Assertion is false and Reason is true.

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## (a) Both Assertion and Reason are true and Reason is a correct explanation of Assertion. 3+7=9 is obviously false and this is a statement. Using the laws of natural numbers, this statement can be proved to be false. Thus, 3+7=9 is a statement since this statement is false, and it is not true at the same time. Thus, Reason and Assertion are true, and the Reason is a correct explanation of the Assertion.

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