# Chapter 1 - Foundations for Algebra - 1-5 Adding and Subtracting Real Numbers - Mixed Review - Page 36: 79

Rational

#### Work Step by Step

A rational number is any number that can be represented by the quotient of two integers. The number $-5.333$ can be rewritten as the quotient of two integers if we multiply by $\frac{1000}{1000}$: $-5.333\times\frac{1000}{1000}=\frac{-5333}{1000}$. Therefore, it is rational.

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