# Can decimals such as 0.23 and 0.9 be rational numbers?

##### 1 Answer

May 2, 2018

Yes,

#### Explanation:

Since both

"In mathematics, a rational number is any number that can be expressed as the quotient or fraction

From source:

Rosen, Kenneth (2007). Discrete Mathematics and its Applications (6th ed.). New York, NY: McGraw-Hill. pp. 105, 158–160. ISBN 978-0-07-288008-3