Here's the question you clicked on:

55 members online
  • 0 replying
  • 0 viewing

mariposa1415

  • 3 years ago

Identify the number as rational or irrational. Explain. -√127

  • This Question is Closed
  1. Aeronautix
    • 3 years ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 1

    A rational number is defined as a ratio of two integers. When you try to square root 127, it turns out it's not an integer. (127 is a prime number!) Therefore the number is not rational, or irrational.

  2. Not the answer you are looking for?
    Search for more explanations.

    • Attachments:

Ask your own question

Sign Up
Find more explanations on OpenStudy
Privacy Policy