# Math Help - Mathematics - a new basis

1. ## Re: Mathematics - a new basis

Originally Posted by msbiljanica
Here I am again,
I'll give you an example that challenges sets of numbers (rational, irrational, real)
question is whether a real number can be written as a fraction (rational number)

$\frac{a}{1}$ , $a$ $\in{R}$

See you again!!
Uhhhh....Any number a (real or even complex) can be written as a/1. That's a variation on how the multiplicative identity is defined. What's your point?

-Dan

2. ## Re: Mathematics - a new basis

Really challenging.....

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