Rational Numbers

My Definition

Key Characteristics

The following are true of rational numbers:

- Rational numbers can be expressed as the ratio of two integers
*p**q**q*≠ 0 - Terminating decimals are rational numbers.
- Repeating decimals are rational numbers.

Example

Non-example

This is not a rational number. It cannot be written as the ratio of two integers, where the denominator is not equal to zero.

The decimal representation is neither a terminating decimal nor a repeating decimal.

TEKS: 6(2)(A), 8(2)(A)