# Math Help - Is -2 3/5 a rational or irrational number?

1. ## Is -2 3/5 a rational or irrational number?

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

2. Originally Posted by clarebear14
Is -2 3/5 a rational or irrational number?
rational

3. Originally Posted by clarebear14
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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