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Md1983 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I basically need to know what's the difference form rational equation to a irrational equation?
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ShotGunGirl Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Do you mean expression or equation?
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ShotGunGirl Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Okay, let me see what I can do for you<3
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Md1983 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
one equation for which at least one solution is a rational number, and the other an irrational number.
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Md1983 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I honestly not to sure what it is....little confusing
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ShotGunGirl Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
http://www.icoachmath.com/math_dictionary/Rational_Equation.html A rational equation is one involving a ratio of expressions, that is, one expression (such as a polynomial) divided by another. In a quick Web search for the phrase "irrational equation", the only mathematical references I found were in lists of topics covered in high school algebra courses. Thus it appears that this is a pedagogical term only, not one that mathematicians use in the "real world" (after graduation). The closest I could see to a definition is something like "an equation involving radicals". I would not use the term "irrational equation" for this; I'd just say "radical equation". Source: http://mathforum.org/library/drmath/view/60765.html
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aleroth Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Are you sure you don't mean rational and irrational numbers?
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Md1983 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
no...thats what my professor typed
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ShotGunGirl Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
I'm so happy to help<3
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ShotGunGirl Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
You're so very welcome Md
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aleroth Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Well, it seems rational equations contain fractional terms and irrational contain square roots...
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aleroth Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
An irrational equation is "an equation having an unknown raised to some fractional power. Also known as radical equation. " Read more: http://www.answers.com/topic/irrationalequation#ixzz1x6c8g5MS
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