Algebra 1

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133500403
ISBN 13: 978-0-13350-040-0

Chapter 1 - Foundations for Algebra - 1-3 Real Numbers and the Number Line - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 20: 32


Rational Numbers

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A rational number is any number that can be represented by the quotient of two integers. $-2.38$ is a rational number because it can be represented as the quotient of two integers. To represent it this way, we would multiply it by $\frac{100}{100}$, which gives us $\frac{-238}{100}$
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