Rational numbers positive and negative numbers

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Unformatted text preview: = – 5 The sign “minus” before 5 shows, that this number is negative. Series of negative integers continue endlessly: –1, –2, –3, – 4, –5 … Fractional negative numbers appear, for example, when the greater number is subtracted from the smaller one: Also it is possible to say, that fractional negative numbers appear as a result division of a negative integer by a natural number: - 13 ÷ 7 = − 13 7 Positive numbers in contrast to negative numbers (integers and fractional ones), are the numbers, considered in arithmetic (also integers and fractional ones). Rational numbers – positive and negative numbers (integers and fractional ones) and zero. The more exact definition of rational numbers, adopted in mathematics, is the following: Math I - 17 - Feel free to pass this on to your friends, but please don’t post it online. Discuss UPCAT and other college entrance exam questions and answers at Academic-Clinic’s Facebook Page. We encourage you to answer the questions we post there and actively participate in the discussions on our wall. For UPCAT, ACET, DLSUCET and USTET tips, tricks, news and other college entrance exam information, visit the Academic-Clinic website. Tell your friends and classmates to come find and join us. The more, the merrier. Good luck! AcademicAcademic Academic-Clinic.com The achiever’s guide to academic life and beyond… W ebsite: http://academic-clinic.com Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/academic.clinic Twitter: http://twitter.com/acadclinic College entrance exam and science high school entrance test tips. Conquer UPCAT, ACET, USTET, DLSUCET, PSHS-NCE, and other entrance tests. A number is called rational, if it may be presented as a simple, not a cancelled fraction of the shape: m /n, where m and n are integers. Irrational numbers Irrational numbers in contrast to rational numbers (see above) aren’t presented as a vulgar, not cancelled fraction of the shape: m / n , where m and n are integers. There are numbers of a new kind, which...
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