Introductory Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-13417-805-X
ISBN 13: 978-0-13417-805-9

Chapter 1 - Section 1.3 - The Real Numbers - Exercise Set: 88

Answer

Rational numbers

Work Step by Step

Rational numbers are appropriate for heights because most of the time we measure people in feet and inches which are basically mixed numbers (fractions) that can be described as rational numbers.
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