Is negative 7 rational?
Keeping this in view, are negative numbers rational?
The rational numbers includes all positive numbers, negative numbers and zero that can be written as a ratio (fraction) of one number over another. Whole numbers, integers, fractions, terminating decimals and repeating decimals are all rational numbers.
Additionally, is negative 1 a irrational number? -1 is an integer (the negative of a natural number). All integers are rational. So an irrational number is a number that cannot be expressed as the quotient of two integers. To prove a number irrational, you must prove the impossibility of expressing it as the quotient of two integers.
In respect to this, is negative 3 a rational number?
−3 is negative so it is not a natural or whole number. Rational numbers are numbers that can be expressed as a fraction or ratio of two integers. Rational numbers are denoted Q . Since −3 can be written as −31 , it could be argued that −3 is also a real number.
Is 0 rational or irrational?
Any number which doesn't fulfill the above conditions is irrational. What about zero? It can be represented as a ratio of two integers as well as ratio of itself and an irrational number such that zero is not dividend in any case. People say that 0 is rational because it is an integer.