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madisonmaruhnich94
 3 years ago
Identify the number as rational or irrational. Explain.
√127
madisonmaruhnich94
 3 years ago
Identify the number as rational or irrational. Explain. √127

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Harkirat
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0An irrational number cannot be expressed in the form p/q whereas a rational number can be expressed in the p/q form. Rational numbers have either a terminating decimal representation or a nonterminating but recurring/repeating decimal representation whereas irrational numbers have a nonterminating and nonrepeating decimal representation. Since sqrt(127) is a nonterminating and non repeating decimal expansion, the given number is an irrational number.

moser90
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0this is what they are looking for irrational, because 127 is not a perfect square
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