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# How is the decimal of an irrational number different from the decimal of a rational number?

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The difference is that rational numbers stay with the same numbers. Like the decimal 1.247247247247... While an irrational number is continuous but does not keep the same numbers. Like the decimal 1.123456789... Wiki User

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