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# Are all whole numbers are rational numbers?

Updated: 9/19/2023

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11y ago

All whole numbers are rational. Rational numbers are numbers that can be written as a fraction. Irrational Numbers cannot be expressed as a fraction.

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11y ago

Wiki User

7y ago

The question makes no sense because it is not true.

Wiki User

6y ago

Because any integer k can be written as the ratio of k and 1: thus k/1.

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7y ago

No they are not.

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