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similarities and differences between ordinary fractions and rational expressions.

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Q: Explain the similarities and the differences between fractions and rational expression?
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What are the similarities of fraction and rational?

All fractions with integer numerator and non-zero integer denominator are rational, and conversely.

What are dissimilar fractions or rational expressions?

For example: 1/2+1/4+1/8 are dissimilar fractions but also a rational expression that can be simplified to 7/8

What are the similarities between rational numbers and whole numbers?

They both can be expressed as fractions whereas irrational numbers can't be expressed as fractions.

A rational expression minus another rational expression is?

Another rational expression.

A rational expression multiplied by another rational expression is a rational expression?


Are fractions integers or rational numbers?

Fractions are not integers. They may or may not be rational numbers.

Are mixed fractions rational?

Yes, mixed fractions are rational

What fraction having rational expression in its numerator or denominator or both?

If you divide a rational expression by another rational expression, you will again get a rational expression.

What are the similarities between rational numbers and fractions?

Rational numbers are, in essence, numbers that can be written as fractions using two integers (one for the numerator, the other for the denominator). Not all fractions are rational numbers, though; it is possible to write a pattern describing a fraction that goes on forever to represent irrational numbers like pi.

What fractions are rational numbers?

All fractions are rational numbers.

Are all rational numbers fractions?

No. All integers are also rational and they are not fractions.

Are fractions with whole numbers rational?

Short answer - yes, fractions with whole numbers are rational. All whole numbers are rational. All fractions are rational. Rational numbers can be added to always make another rational number.

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