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# Can a number be both rational and irrational?

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2016-02-03 11:34:48

No.

The definition of a rational number is a number that can be written as the quotient of two integers (and the divisor is not zero).

The definition of an irrational number is a real number that cannot be written as the quotient of two integers (and the divisor is not zero).

A number can either be written as the quotient of two integers or it can't. One or the other.
A number cannot be both rational and irrational.

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2016-02-03 11:34:48
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