Q: What is difference between fractional and rational numbers?

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There is no difference. Rational numbers are numbers that can be written as a fraction. Irrational numbers cannot be expressed as a fraction.

The set of rational numbers is the union of the set of fractional numbers and the set of whole numbers.

Yes.

Yes.

Directly. Their difference IS the difference between them.

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There is no difference. Rational numbers are numbers that can be written as a fraction. Irrational numbers cannot be expressed as a fraction.

The set of rational numbers is the union of the set of fractional numbers and the set of whole numbers.

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Yes.

"Integer" means whole numbers, such as 5, 3, or -2; "rational" means fractional numbers (with whole numbers for the numerator and denominator), such as 1/2, -2/3, etc. This also includes whole numbers.

Yes.

Yes, it is.

A rational number is a number that can be expressed in fractional form.

Yes.

Directly. Their difference IS the difference between them.

A fraction is a ratio of two numbers. Fractions are typically ratios of integers (where the denominator is not zero), which makes them "rational." The root word of rational is ratio. You could have pi/2, or sqr(2)/2, both of which are fractions that are NOT rational.

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