# Is .6 a rational number?

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A rational number is a number, which can be described as a ratio of two **integers**. As it is a ratio of integers, it can be positive as well as negative.

Further, any decimal fraction, which limits itself beyond the decimal point (such as

Now as

#### Explanation:

The basic rule: does it satisfy one of 2 conditions.

Example: 0.125 This stops after the 5 so it terminates

Example: 0.356356356356....

written as

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