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Help! Is √36 a rational number? I think it is because 6*6 = 36 but i want to be sure

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  1. myininaya Group Title
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    you are saying sqrt(36) is therefore 6 and 6 is 6/1 6 is an integer 1 is an integer Do you know what the definition of rational number is?

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    I would like to know need's definition of rational number

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    If you are going to say the answer, at least give an explanation of why you are saying it is that answer.

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    A rational number usually only has one number and not a whole bunch of number

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    Numbers*

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    Any number that can be made by dividing one integer by another that is the defenition

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    A rational number is any number that can be expressed as an integer divided by an integer.

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    of course the bottom integer cannot be zero

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    5/3 is a rational 6/7 is a rational 3/5 is a rational 7/6 is a rational 1 is a rational (ex, 1/1) 0 is a rational (ex, 0/1) -5 is a rational -1/5 is a rational sqrt(2) is not a rational

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    thanks

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  11. myininaya Group Title
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    also another example is .5525 because this can be expressed as 5525/10000 which is also an integer over an integer so .5525 is a rational also

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    thank you so much! you helped a lot

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