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## REAL NUMBERS

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Title: REAL NUMBERS

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REAL NUMBERS
• (as opposed to fake numbers?)

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Two Kinds of Real Numbers
• Rational Numbers
• Irrational Numbers

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Two Kinds of Real Numbers
• Rational Numbers
• Irrational Numbers

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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.

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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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