Is #1/3# a rational, irrational number, natural, whole or integer?
It is not a natural number, whole number or integer.
Numbers can be classified as follows:
Natural numbers are the numbers
Some people prefer to start at
Whole numbers are the numbers
this is almost the same definition as natural numbers, but does explicitly include
Integers include negative numbers along with the previous ones, so they are the numbers,
Rational numbers are all numbers of the form
Real numbers are any numbers on the real line. This includes rational numbers, but also includes numbers like
Irrational numbers are any numbers which are not rational.
Algebraic numbers are numbers which are roots of polynomials with integer coefficients. For example
Transcendental numbers are numbers which are not algebraic. They include numbers like