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**Sinuyen** Hi,

I have been reading a lot on here about proving that a number is irrational, which has helped. But I have not seen anything when it is simply variables that are either said to be rational or irrational. Here is my question:

Prove that, if x and y are rational, x is not equal to 0, and z is irrational, y + xz is irrational, and that y +x/z is irrational.

I am not sure at all on how to approach, and unfortunately, I have been assigned this problem without it being addressed in lecture or the text. =/

Thank you