rational number
rational number Number representing the ratio of two integers, the second of which is not zero. Thus, ^{1}/_{2}, ^{18}/_{11}, 0, −^{2}/_{3} and 12 are all rational numbers. Any rational number can be represented as a terminating decimal (such as 1.35) or a recurring decimal (such as ^{18}/_{11} = 1.636363….). See also irrational number
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rational number (rational) Mathematically, a number that is fractional and is defined as the ratio of two whole numbers: the numerator (an integer) and the denominator (a strictly positive integer). In a/b, a is the numerator and b the denominator. See also rational type, real numbers.
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rational number: see number.
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