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Actually the product of a nonzero rational number and another rational number will always be rational.

The product of a nonzero rational number and an IRrational number will always be irrational. (You have to include the "nonzero" caveat because zero times an irrational number is zero, which is rational)

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Q: Why the product of nonzero rational number and a rational number is an irrational?

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