# Math Help - Irrational Numbers q+a

1. ## Irrational Numbers q+a

Let q belong to Q, and a belong to R\Q. Prove

q+a is irrational

so you let q = m/n

Not sure how to go about solving this, thanks

2. Originally Posted by glover_m
Let q belong to Q, and a belong to R\Q. Prove

q+a is irrational

so you let q = m/n

Not sure how to go about solving this, thanks