Check sibling questions

Correct the following statements and rewrite them in your notebook.

(a) Stem absorbs water and minerals from the soil.

(b) Leaves hold the plant upright.

(c) Roots conduct water to the leaves.

(d) The number of petals and sepals in a flower is always equal.

(e) If the sepals of a flower are joined together, its petals are also joined together.

(f) If the petals of a flower are joined together, then the pistil is joined to the petal.

 

Answer:

(a) Stem absorbs water and minerals from the soil. 

The correct statement is:

  • Root absorbs water and minerals from the soil.

(b) Leaves hold the plant upright.

The correct statement is:

  • Stem holds the plant upright.

(c) Roots conduct water to the leaves.

The correct statement is:

  • Stem conducts water to the leaves.

(d) The number of petals and stamens in a flower is always equal.

The correct statement is:

  • The number of petals and stamens in a flower may be equal

(e) If the sepals of a flower are joined together, its petals are also joined Together.

The correct statement is:

  • If the sepals of a flower are joined together, its petals may or may not be   joined together.

(f) If the petals of a flower are joined together, then the pistil is joined to the Petal.

The correct statement is:

  • If the petals of a flower are joined together, then the pistil may or may not be joined to the petal.

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