# What is a rational number?

Apr 9, 2016

Every number which can be expressed as a ratio of two integers, of which denominator is non-zero is called a rational number.

#### Explanation:

Every number which can be expressed as a ratio of two integers, of which denominator is non-zero is called a rational number.

Apr 12, 2016

A rational number is a number that can be expressed in the form $\frac{p}{q}$

(or)

A rational number is a number is a number expressed as a fraction or the ratio of $2$ numbers

Rule: $\frac{p}{q}$ Where,$q \ne 0$

Example:

$3$ is a rational number.Because it can be expressed as a fraction.

$3 = \frac{3}{1} , \frac{6}{2} , \frac{18}{6.} . .$