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
The achiever’s guide to academic life and beyond…
W ebsite: http://academic-clinic.com
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...
View Full Document
This note was uploaded on 07/21/2013 for the course UPCAT 2014 taught by Professor Otis during the Spring '13 term at University of the Philippines Diliman.
- Spring '13