Thinking Mathematically (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321867327
ISBN 13: 978-0-32186-732-2

Chapter 5 - Number Theory and the Real Number System - 5.5 Real Numbers and Their Properties; Clock Addition - Exercise Set 5.5: 94

Answer

The statement is true.

Work Step by Step

The statement is true. A rational number is any number that can be expressed as a fraction containing two integers. Thus, there are plenty of rational numbers that are not positive, such as $-1/3$.
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