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How did Descartes help to shape the scientific method?

He had the idea that it is through rational thought (not experience) that we gain knowledge. So he thought people should question scientic hypotheseis using deductive reasoning to help achieve more clarity in the scientific method. (His ideas are in the book "Discourse on Method")

Numbers that can be expressed as a ratio are called?

Rational numbers. write a ratio to express the number of people who preferred wanr to those who preferred wclm

How every integer is a rational number?

Absolutely. Only fractions can be irrational, numerically speaking (people can also be irrational, but that's a different use of the word).

Who is the founder of rational number?

The ancient greek mathematician Pythagorasbelieved that all numbers were rational (could be written as a fraction), but one of his students Hippasus proved (using geometry, it is thought) that you could not represent the square root of 2 as a fraction, and so it was irrational.A rational number is a number that can be written as a simple fraction (i.e. as a ratio).Example 1.5 is a rational number because 1.5 = 3/2(it can be written as a fraction).A rational number is a number that can be in the form p/q where p and q are integers and q is not equal to zero.

Set of real numbers?

The set of real numbers is the union of the set of rational and irrational numbers. But there are so many other ways to describe it. Real numbers can be constructed as Dedekind cuts of rational numbers. The set of real numbers can also be viewed as the set of equivalence classes of Cauchy sequences of rational numbers Some people like the definition, that the real numbers are all the numbers which can be expressed as decimals.

Related questions

A sentence for rational?

people find me rational at specific times

Is terrorism rational?

Terrorism is rational because the people who Flippin bombed america.

Are humans rational?

Yes and no. Most of the time, no. But, their are very rational people out there. You just have to look closely

What movies to see if im with a girl i like?

Different people have different tastes. I suggest you consult with her.Different people have different tastes. I suggest you consult with her.Different people have different tastes. I suggest you consult with her.Different people have different tastes. I suggest you consult with her.

A fundamental assumption of economics is?

1) People are rational & they use some rational logic in making decisions 2) People are always toying to maximize there self-interest

Is 4.472135955 rational or irrational?

For the people that are trying to figure out if its irrational or rational, its IRRATIONAL

What jobs involve rational numbers?

people who work for corning

What is rational choice theory?

This is where a consumer tends to maximise utility

Immanuel Kant says that all rational people are members of?

a kingdom

Does Facebook suggest friends to you?

Your FRIENDS suggest other people you might know and then facebook shows you the people who you may know x

What did people in America have to do to achieve greatness?

study and do theyre job to achieve greatness

Why did the Greeks have to unite witht he Persians?

Most rational people think they fought them.