Rational and Irrational Numbers
Mr. Crosby's Class
In mathematics, a rational number is any number that can be expressed as the quotient or fraction p/q of two integers, p and q, with the denominator q not equal to zero. Since q may be equal to 1, every integer is a rational number.
Types of Rational Numbers:
- Perfect Squares Roots and Cube Roots
In mathematics, an irrational number is any real number that cannot be expressed as a ratio of integers. Irrational numbers cannot be represented as terminating or repeating decimals.
Types of Irrational Numbers
Non-Perfect Square Roots and Cube Roots
A decimal that does not end
- i.e. 4.2354713…….