What does rational mean?


Rational means that which is based on reason and logic. This word can be used to describe someone who is considered to be of sound mind. Rational can as well be defined as consistent with sense.
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agreeable to reason; reasonable; sensible: a rational plan for economic development.
having or exercising reason, sound judgment, or good sense: a calm and rational negotiator.
being in or characterized by full possession of one's reason; sane; lucid: The patient appeared perfectly rational.
endowed with the faculty of reason: rational beings.
of, relating to, or constituting reasoning powers: the rational faculty.
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A rational number is any number that you can write in a fraction or as a ratio, including integers, terminal decimals and repeating decimals. You can find more information here: http://www.eduplace.com/math/mathsteps/7/a/index.html
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