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# What is the difference between a rational number and a natural number?

Updated: 4/28/2022

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a rational number is different from a natural number because a rational number can be expressed as a fraction and natural numbers are just countinq numbers =D

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Q: What is the difference between a rational number and a natural number?
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Yes.

### Is the difference of two natural numbers always a rational number?

No. Example: The difference of 2/5 &amp; 1/3: 2/5 - 1/3 = 1/15 &isin; &#8474; (is a rational number) &notin; &#8469; (is not a natural number).

### Is a natural number always a rational number?

A natural number is always a rational number .

### Is the difference of rational numbers a rational number?

Rational numbers are numbers that can be written as a fraction. Irrational numbers cannot be expressed as a fraction. All natural numbers are rational.

### Is every rational number a natural number?

No. 1/2 is a rational number but it is not a natural number.

### Is one half a rational number or a natural number?

Rational: yes. Natural: no.

### Can difference between two irrational number can results in rational number?

Yes. 2+sqrt(3) and 5+sqrt(3). Their difference is 3, which is rational.

### Give you a rational number that is a natural number?

All natural numbers are rational numbers.

### Can a natural number be a rational number also?

All natural numbers are rational numbers.

### How can you tell the difference between a rational number and an integer?

You probably don't have to inspect that pair too closely.Every integer IS a rational number.

### Difference between rational numbers and rational expressions?

A Rational number is a fraction of two integers; a rational expression is a fraction that contains at least one variable