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A rational number is any number that can be expressed as the quotient or fraction p/q of two integers, p and q, with the denominator q not equal to zero. Terminating or repeating decimals are the result of this.

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Is 2.6 a rational number?

Yes. Any terminating decimal (as well as repeating decimals) is rational.

Is non terminating but repeating decimals are irrational numbers?

If there's a repeating sequence then it's a rational number.

Is 0.313131 a rational number?

Yes, it is a repeating decimal. Terminating and repeating decimals are rationals. Rational numbers can also be expressed as a fraction. 0.313131 is a repeating decimal.

What causes the difference in terminating decimals and repeating decimals?

If a fraction is a rational number then if the denominator goes into the numerator or into the numerator multiplied by a power of 10, then you will have a terminating decimal. Otherwise it will be a repeating decimal.

Can e very rational number can be written as a repeating decimal?

Yes - provided that you accept repeating zeros (for terminating decimals).

Is 3501225 rational or irrational number?

3501225 is a rational number. (It is even a natural number.) (Decimal representation of an irrational number has not terminating or repeating decimals.)

What is a decimal number that ends or recurs?

Decimal numbers that end or recur are known as terminating or repeating decimals. 0.75 is a terminating decimal. 0.4444 repeating is a repeating decimal.

Is rational number sometimes never or always repeating?

If you consider terminating decimals as ones that end in repeating 0s, then the answer is "always".

Can decimals be rational?

Well yeah...that depends. Most of the decimals are rational. For eg:0.6 is a rational number. In this case it is a terminating decimal(because it has an end). Non-terminating(does not have an end) decimals are also rational provided that they are repeating for eg:0.6666666......... or 0.765765765765.......... Decimals can be irrational only if they are non-terminating AND non-repititive. for eg:0.657419665876572424.......... In this case it is not ending and also not repeating,therefore it is an irrational decimal.

What are two characteristics of a rational and irrational number?

Rational numbers - can be expressed as a fraction, and can be terminating and repeating decimals. Irrational numbers - can't be turned into fractions, and are non-repeating and non-terminating. (like pi)

What is non terminatin repeating decimal?

A terminating decimal is a rational number. A non-terminating, repeating decimal is a rational number. A non-terminating, non-repeating decimal is an irrational number.

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