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Repeating decimals are rational numbers if there is a pattern, like 0.22222222.

If it is not a pattern, like 0.568964329, it is an irrational number.

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Are terminating and repeating decimals irrational numbers?

Terminating and repeating decimals are rational numbers.


Are repeating decimals rational?

Yes. Rational numbers are numbers or decimals that repeat or terminate. Irrational numbers do not. For example π is an irrational number.


Is 23.8282828282 irrational?

No. Numbers with terminating or repeating decimals are rational.


Is non terminating but repeating decimals are irrational numbers?

If there's a repeating sequence then it's a rational number.


Is a rational number a repeating decimal?

All repeating decimals are rational numbers. Not all rational numbers are repeating decimals.


Are non-terminating decimals rational numbers?

If they are non-terminating and there is a repeating pattern, then they are rational. If they are non-terminating and there is no repeating pattern, as in pi, they are irrational.


How is a rational number that repeats different from a irratrional number that repeats?

Irrational numbers can not be repeating decimals. Any number that is a repeating decimal is rational.


What are two characteristics of a rational and irrational number?

Rational numbers - can be expressed as a fraction, and can be terminating and repeating decimals. Irrational numbers - can't be turned into fractions, and are non-repeating and non-terminating. (like pi)


What kind of numbers are decimals with a repeating pattern of digits?

either irrational numbers, integers, integers, rational numbers, or whole numbers


Is a decimal form of an irrational number a repeating decimal?

Not necessarily. Remember that the definition of an irrational number is a number that can't be expressed as a simple fraction. 2/3, for example, is rational by that definition even though its decimal form is a repeating decimal. Since irrational numbers cannot be written as fractions, they don't have fraction forms. So basically, numbers with repeating decimals are considered rational. Irrational numbers don't have repeating decimals.


Are reapeating decimals sometimes rational numbers?

Repeating decimals are ALWAYS rational numbers.


Is 1.24562... an irrational number?

Irrational numbers are non-repeating, non-terminating decimals. If your number repeats, it's rational. If it doesn't, it's irrational.