Rational & Irrational numbers

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Rational numbers:

Any number which can be expressed as a fraction.

Rational numbers include:

  • whole numbers
  • fractions
  • recurring decimals
  • terminating decimals

 

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Irrational numbers:

Irrational numbers include

  • the square root of any number other than square numbers
  • a decimal which neither repeats nor terminates

 

 

Examples of irrational numbers

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Read More:

http://www.themathpage.com/aprecalc/rational-irrational-numbers.htm

http://www.mathsisfun.com/irrational-numbers.html

 

 

video:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QIoVPtbEUjw

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2 Responses to Rational & Irrational numbers

  1. The information which you have shared about rational and irrational numbers is very useful.Its a part of number theory.Rational numbers are those numbers which can be used in the form of P/Q.

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