# What Are Rational Numbers?

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Rational numbers are numbers that can be written as a quotient or a fraction. The denominator cannot be 0. Some rational numbers include 1/2, 5/8, and 7/16.
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A rational number is any number that can be expressed as a quotient of two integers, a/b, with b not equal to zero.
Rational numbers are numbers that can be made into a fraction. The square root of a number, or a zero can not be a rational number.
A rational number is simply a fraction. It is a number that is being explained like a quotient (a/b). Therefore, the fraction 5/8 is considered to be a rational number.
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