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ohhsnapitsgabbyy
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***** How would you convince a fellow student that the number 0.57 is a rational number?
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ohhsnapitsgabbyy Group Title
***** How would you convince a fellow student that the number 0.57 is a rational number?
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lgbasallote Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
do you know what a rational number means?
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ohhsnapitsgabbyy Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
yes
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ohhsnapitsgabbyy Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
?
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bahrom7893 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
quotient of 2 integers.
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ohhsnapitsgabbyy Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
how would you explain it though?
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bahrom7893 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
Rational numbers are numbers that can be written as a quotient of two integers.
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CheetahBooks1 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
first, 0.57 stops and doesn't go on and on with no pattern at all. then, 0.57 can be represented as a fraction57/100!
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ohhsnapitsgabbyy Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
oh okkk!
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bahrom7893 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
For example, 1, 2 (1/1, 2/1) 0.8597 => 8597/10000
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ohhsnapitsgabbyy Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
okkkk thanks so much you guys
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calculusfunctions Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
A rational number is a ratio of two integers such that the second term of the ratio does not equal zero. Rational Number:\[\left\{ \frac{ a }{ b }b \neq0 \right\}\]where a and b are both integers. Any rational number may be expressed as either terminating or repeating decimal number.
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calculusfunctions Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
@ohhsnapitsgabbyy so based on this, do you think that 0.57 is rational? Why or why not?
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