# Is 0.4444... a rational, irrational, natural, whole, integer or real number?

Jul 6, 2015

Since $0.4444 \ldots = \frac{4}{9}$ it is rational

#### Explanation:

$0.4444 \ldots .$ may be written as:

$\frac{0.4444 \ldots .}{0.9999 \ldots .}$, the numerator being a disguised form of $1$
It is easy to see that this equals $\frac{4}{9}$

It is also real , as the rational numbers are part of the collection of real numbers.