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is 4/2 a fraction or whole number????. explain!!!



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ParthKohli
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All whole numbers are fractions.

UnkleRhaukus
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ParthKohli
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This is a whole number which can be written as a fraction.

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so what it basically is???

UnkleRhaukus
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they way you have it written , 4/2 is a improper fraction,
if you simplify , it is equivalent to a whole number

ParthKohli
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A fraction is just some ratio, and in this case, we do have a ratio.

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so its improper fraction got it

ParthKohli
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No, it's a whole number too.

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but thats after simplification

ParthKohli
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That's like saying \(\rm \sqrt 4\) is irrational but it becomes rational after simplification.

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this is rational any way

ParthKohli
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and that is a whole number any way.

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but what about improper fractions

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@ParthKohli n how you say \[\sqrt{4}\] is irrational??? its always rational