## anonymous one year ago Which of the following is a rational number? square root 1 square root 2 square root 3 square root 5

1. anonymous

a rational number is a number that can be written as a ratio of 2 numbers.

2. anonymous

use calculator dude....

3. anonymous

@leong stop discouraging this poor guy :(

4. anonymous

You see, square root of 1 is just 1, but square root of 2, 3 and 5 are infintely long. Therefore the 1 can be expressed as a fraction lie this 1/1

5. anonymous

Square root of 1 is the rational number Final answer.

6. anonymous

thank you !

7. anonymous

No problem!

8. UnkleRhaukus

The square root of any prime number, is irrational

9. zzr0ck3r

@science00000 I rational number is a number that can be written as the ratio of two $$\mathbf{integers}$$. Clearly $$\frac{\pi}{1}$$ is the ratio of two NUMBERS but it is NOT rational.