Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281140
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-114-9

Chapter 1 - Foundations for Algebra - 1-3 Real Numbers and the Number Line - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 20: 36


Rational number

Work Step by Step

59/2 is a fraction, so it is a rational number. However, it simplifies to 29.5, which has a decimal, so it cannot be a whole number, natural number, or an integer. Thus, 59/2 is only a rational number.
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