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# What is Rational number as a decimal?

Updated: 9/27/2023

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It is either a terminating decimal or a repeating decimal.

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### Is decimal a rational number?

It depends. A terminating decimal is a rational number. A decimal which, after a finite number of places, becomes a repeating (or recurrent) decimal is also a rational number. A decimal that is not terminating, nor [eventually] settles into a recurring pattern is not a rational number. Note that the decimal need not become recurring immediately.

### Is 8.2 a rational number?

Yes. Any terminating decimal is a rational number. Any repeating decimal also.

### is 0.313111331 a rational or irrational number?

It is rational. An irrational number is a number that you cannot define by a fraction or a decimal. Since you wrote it as a decimal, it is rational.

### Is 0.454545... an irrational number?

No. It is a rational number. Any repeating decimal or terminating decimal is rational.

### is 27.5 rational or irrational?

It is rational. An irrational number is a number that you cannot define by a fraction or a decimal. Since you wrote it as a decimal, it is rational.

### Is a decimal a considered a real number and a rational number?

Decimals are real. They can be rational or irrational.

### Is 7.11 rational or irrational?

A number with a finite number of decimal digits is always rational. (If the number of decimal digits is infinite, the number is rational only if there is a repeating pattern.)

### Is 2.33333333333 a rational number?

Since 2.33333... is a repeating decimal (or recurring decimal), it is a rational number.

### What are the difference between decimal in rational and decimal in irrational?

A decimal rational number can be expressed as a fraction A decimal irrational number can not be expressed as a fraction

### Why decimal is considered as rational number?

A decimal need not be a rational. A non-terminating, non recurring decimal is an irrational number. Only a terminating decimal or a recurring decimal is rational and that is because such a number can be expressed as a ratio of two integers.

### A decimal that can be written into a fraction is called?

The decimal representation of a rational number.

### Is 0.05 a rational or irrational number?

It is a rational number.