Difference Between Rational and Irrational Numbers

What is the difference Between Rational and Irrational Numbers?

Rational Numbers: – Every integer and fractions are rational numbers. It can always be denoted as p/q, where p and q are integers and q is not equal to 0.

Thus for example the rationals include {0, 5/2, -18, -4/3, 27/5}. We unually write rational numbers in their lowest terms, for example 8/10 is usually written 4/5. We commonly write rationals in decimal form, so that 1/4 is the same as 0.25, 13/8 = 1.625 and 4/5 = 0.8. Some rationals, however, when written in decimal form don’t stop a few places after the decimal. For example Read More

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