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Rational Number

A number that can be expressed as a/b, where a and b are integers and b cannot equal zero.

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Examples of Rational Numbers

-4, 0.4, 1/4, 4

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How to compare and order Rational numbers

Express all the numbers in the same form. ie. all written as fractions or all written as decimals.

Place the numbers on a number line.

larger numbers are to the right of smaller numbers

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How to compare rational numbers. ie. determine which one is larger or smaller

Use equivalent fractions.

need a common denominator, then compare the numerators.

Use decimals.

divide the numerator by the denominator

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How to identify a Rational number between two given Rational numbers

convert to a decimal

ex. 0.6 and 0.7

60 and 70

65

=0.65

use a number line

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Write a rational number as an equivalent fraction.

ex. a. -1/3

a. =1/3

You can switch a negative/positive with the opposite number

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