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# How is multiplying rational numbers like multiplying fractions and multiplying decimals?

Updated: 4/28/2022 Wiki User

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Fractions and decimals are usually rational numbers. Besides, multiplying rational and Irrational Numbers is also similar. Wiki User

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Q: How is multiplying rational numbers like multiplying fractions and multiplying decimals?
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### When do you use decimals versus the fraction form of rational numbers?

All rational numbers can be converted from decimals to fractions as for example 0.75 = 3/4 but irrational numbers can not be converted from decimals to fractions.

### What can rational numbers be expressed as?

fractions or decimals

### Are some fractions rational numbers?

All fractions with whole numbers on top and bottom are rational numbers,and many fractions with decimals on top or bottom, or both, are also rationalnumbers.

### What can you conclude about the types of rational numbers that have terminating decimals?

That they can be converted into fractions

### What set of numbers can be expressed as fractions decimals that repeat terminate or integers?

Rational numbers.

### Why is the square root of 36 rational?

It is because 6 is one of the rational numbers, which are anything ranging from negative numbers, positive numbers, ratios, fractions and decimals, and repeating decimals.

### What is the relationship between repeating decimals and fractions?

They are both representations of rational numbers.

### Are integers rational?

Integers are whole numbers. Rational numbers can be fractions / decimals. But it is NEVER a whole number E.G. of rational numbers : 3/4 or 1.5

### What is an integer that is natural rational and whole number?

Integer: Negative numbers, zero, positive numbers. NO fractions/decimals Natural: Positive numbers. NO zero, negative numbers, fractions/decimals. Whole number: Positive numbers, zero. NO negative numbers, fractions/decimals. Therefore, a natural, rational, whole integer, would be: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, ...

### What are the numbers of rational numbers?

Oh~ u r doing maths! The rational numbers are like fractions or decimals. For example, negative 8 over 7 is a rational numbers. or 0.2, 1.5, etc.... -2, +2, the one that doesn't have decimals or fraction is not a rational numbers.

### Every integer is rational number true or false?

Rational numbers can be written as a ratio. They can be named as fractions and/or decimals.

### What are facts about integers?

They are whole numbers without decimals or fractions attached to them and also they are all rational numbers.