Rational Numbers Math Definition

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A rational number in math is any number that can be expressed in the form of a fraction.

Why a fraction? Because we can locate a fraction on a number line. A rational number is clear, sensible and can be found on a number scale.






The math symbol for a set of all rational numbers is Q.

Rational numbers can always be written as terminating or recurring decimals.

Numbers that cannot be written as a fraction are called irrational numbers.

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