Definition of

Rational Number

Rational Number
Any number that can be made by dividing one integer by another. (Integers are not fractions.)

The word comes from "ratio".

Examples:

• 1/2 is a rational number (1 divided by 2, or the ratio of 1 to 2)
• 0.75 is a rational number (3/4)
• 1 is a rational number (1/1)
• 2 is a rational number (2/1)
• 2.12 is a rational number (212/100)
• −6.6 is a rational number (−66/10)

But Pi is not a rational number, it is an "Irrational Number".
Rational Number

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