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anonymous
 4 years ago
Which of these are rational numbers?
a. 3.75
b. 132
c. .140625
d. .04
anonymous
 4 years ago
Which of these are rational numbers? a. 3.75 b. 132 c. .140625 d. .04

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JamesJ
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2What's the definition of a rational number?

myininaya
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[\frac{integer_1}{integer_2}, integer_2 \neq 0\]

JamesJ
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Now, given that is your first number 3.75 rational?

JamesJ
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2A rational number is a number that can be written as a ratio or fraction of two integers. For example. All integers themselves are rational numbers. 1 = 1/1, a ratio of two numbers. 2 = 2/1, 3 = 3/1. 1 = 1/1, 2 = 2/1, etc. All finite decimal expansions are rational numbers. E.g. 1.5 = 15/10 2.34 = 234/100 There are other rational numbers as well, such as 1/7. ===== Now, given that is your first number 3.75 rational?

JamesJ
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Yes. 3.75 = 375/100. That's a fraction of two integers. Therefore 3.75 is a rational number.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0no. theres only one rational number in that group of numbers

JamesJ
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2That's not true. Didn't we just say that every integer is itself a rational number?

JamesJ
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2132 = 132/1 hence 132 is also a rational number.

myininaya
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0James is right there is more than one rational number here.

JamesJ
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2What about part c. 0.140625 Rational or not rational?

JamesJ
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2And you've left. Ok. Good luck then.
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