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Irrational Numbers, Definition Of Irrational Numbers

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What Are Irrational Numbers?

In math, Irrational Numbers are any real numbers that cannot be expressed as a simple Fraction.

Irrational numbers are the opposite of Rational Numbers.
  • For example the fraction ½ equals decimal 0.5. The decimal number ends making it a rational number.
  • Irrational numbers that numbers that cannot be represented as terminating or repeating decimals.
  • Pi is a well known irrational number because it never ends: 3.141592653589793...