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Title: REAL NUMBERS


1
REAL NUMBERS
  • (as opposed to fake numbers?)

2
Two Kinds of Real Numbers
  • Rational Numbers
  • Irrational Numbers

3
Two Kinds of Real Numbers
  • Rational Numbers
  • Irrational Numbers

4
Rational Numbers
  • A rational number is a real number that can be
    written as a ratio of two integers.
  • A rational number written in decimal form is
    terminating or repeating.

5
Examples of Rational Numbers
  • 16
  • 1/2
  • 3.56
  • -8
  • 1.3333
  • - 3/4

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Irrational Numbers
  • An irrational number is a number that cannot be
    written as a ratio of two integers.
  • Irrational numbers written as decimals are
    non-terminating and non-repeating.

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Examples of Irrational Numbers
  • Square roots of non-perfect squares
  • Pi

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