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    Cool Is -2 3/5 a rational or irrational number?

    Is -2 3/5 a rational or irrational number?
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    Quote Originally Posted by clarebear14 View Post
    Is -2 3/5 a rational or irrational number?
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    Quote Originally Posted by clarebear14 View Post
    Is -2 3/5 a rational or irrational number?
    That's a very funny question, the fact that you wrote -23/5 itself makes it rational, irrational numbers are those numbers that cannot be written in the p/q form where p and q are integers and q is not equal to 0. So it is rational ( lol )


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