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# What is a rational number? Give example.

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A rational number is a number that can be written as a ratio. That means it can be written as a fraction, in which both the numerator (the number on top) and the denominator (the number on the bottom) are whole numbers.
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That can be written in p/q form and q is not equal to 0. For example 5/2.
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In mathematical language, a rational number can be defined as the number which can be represented in the form of p/q, where its denominator ( which is "q" here) should not be equal to zero. As if the denominator will be zero then the whole fraction will become equal to infinity.
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Rational numbers(Q) is a category of real numbers which can be written in the form numerator upon denominator p/q, where q cannot be zero and p & q can be any integer. For example: 2/3, -23/5, 4, -66, etc.
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Any number that can be expressed in the form of a fraction where denominator is never equals to 0.
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Any number in the form of p/q where p,q are integers and q is not equal to 0 are called rational numbers. 2. Terminating decimals or non terminating, repeating/recurring decimals are also rational numbers which can be converted into p/q form. Eg: 4/5, -6/35, 2, 0, etc.
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In very simple manner, any number which has specific value is a rational number. For example,1/4, 8/9, 7/5, 8/4, but not the value of pie, 22/7, square root of 2 etc.
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A rational no. is a no. that can be represents in the form of p/q where p and q both belongs to integer but q is not equal to zero All integers are rational number. For example (2/5), (-3/7), (5/4) etc.
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Rational number is of the form of a/b Where a, b are integers and b not equal to zero. Examples 2/3, here 2 , 3 are integers and 3 not equal to zero. All integers are rational numbers but Rational numbers are not integer. example -2 is an rational number as -2 = (-2)/1, here -2 and 1 are both integers,...
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Rational number is of the form of a/b Where a, b are integers and b not equal to zero. Examples 2/3, here 2 , 3 are integers and 3 not equal to zero. All integers are rational numbers but Rational numbers are not integer. example -2 is an rational number as -2 = (-2)/1, here -2 and 1 are both integers, 1 not equal to zero. 0 also a rational number , as 0 can be written as 0= 0/1 here 0 and 1 are both integers and 1 not equal to zero. read less
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Any number that can be written as a fraction is called a rational number. So we can say a ratio of 5:3 which can be written as 5/3 is a rational number. Another example of a rational number is any whole any number say 5 as it can be written as 5/1. Decimals which can be written as fractions are also...
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Any number that can be written as a fraction is called a rational number. So we can say a ratio of 5:3 which can be written as 5/3 is a rational number. Another example of a rational number is any whole any number say 5 as it can be written as 5/1. Decimals which can be written as fractions are also rational numbers recurring decimals are irrational numbers Note:N umerator and denominator are whole numbers read less
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