Q: Is the number negative 17 rational or irrational?

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Not sure I understand the question. 17 is rational but the square root of 17 is irrational.

√17 is irrational

It is irrational. 133 = 7*17 and so is not the square of any rational number. Therefore its square root cannot be rational.

No. It's the ratio of -17 and 3 ... a perfectly rational number.

17 is the ratio of 17 and 1 ... nice and rational.

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irrational

-17 is a rational number, as is any integer.

17 is a prime number with no factors other than itself and 1 therefore minus square root of 17 is an irrational number.

1.7 is the ratio of 17 to 10 ... nice and rational.

-17 is a rational number

It can be written as a fraction, so it is rational.

They add up to 17.02 which is rational number

Not sure I understand the question. 17 is rational but the square root of 17 is irrational.

No, 8.5 is a rational number. A rational number is defined as any number that can be expressed as a fraction. 8.5 can be expressed as 8 1/2 or 17/2.

√17 is irrational

It is irrational. 133 = 7*17 and so is not the square of any rational number. Therefore its square root cannot be rational.

17. Rational numbers are numbers that can be written as a fraction. Irrational numbers cannot be expressed as a fraction.