Rational and Irrational Numbers
What makes a number irrational?
Irrational numbers
can NOT be written as a fraction.
The following decimals will go on foreover and can not be written as either a repeating decimal, a fraction, or a whole number.
Rational numbers
CAN be written as a fraction.
Repeating Decimals
Click for a proof
of why a repeating decimal is a rational number
Whole Numbers
Fractions