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Q: What is an algorithm for multiplying rational numbers?

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Dividing by a non-zero rational number is the same as multiplying by its reciprocal.

It the two rational numbers have different signs, then the answer will be negative, otherwise it will be positive.

p/q * r/s = (p*r)/(q*s)

The set of rational numbers includes all whole numbers, so SOME rational numbers will also be whole number. But not all rational numbers are whole numbers. So, as a rule, no, rational numbers are not whole numbers.

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Describe an algorithm for dividing rational numbers.

Fractions and decimals are usually rational numbers. Besides, multiplying rational and irrational numbers is also similar.

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Dividing by a non-zero rational number is the same as multiplying by its reciprocal.

It the two rational numbers have different signs, then the answer will be negative, otherwise it will be positive.

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Dividing by a rational number (other than zero) is simply multiplication by its reciprocal.

Yes, but only if the rational number is non-zero.

A rational number can be stated in the form a/b where and b are integers. Adding or multiplying such numbers always gives another number that can be expressed in this form also. So it is also rational.

The product of two rational numbers, X and Y, is smaller than either of them if both are between 0 and 1.

If 0.75 is the radius, that's rational. If 0.75 is the diameter, the radius is also rational: multiplying two rational numbers together always gives you a rational number.

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