# Is 6.48 a rational number?

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Aug 11, 2016

#### Explanation:

Rational numbers are those which can be written as a fraction (ie as a ratio between two quantities.)

A rational number can be written as

Rational numbers include all the integers, all the vulgar fractions as well as the terminating and recurring decimals.

Irrational numbers cannot be written as a fraction and are infinite, non-recurring decimals, for example.

What about

It is a terminating decimal. (it ends)

It can be written as

It is the ratio: