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# Is an irrational number a real number?

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2016-03-17 20:17:43

An irrational number is any real number that cannot be expressed as a ratio of two integers.

So yes, an irrational number IS a real number.

There is also a set of numbers called transcendental numbers, which includes both real and complex/imaginary numbers. Of this set, all the real numbers are Irrational Numbers.

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2016-03-17 20:17:43
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2012-07-11 13:28:50

Yes. Real numbers include both rational and irrational numbers.