# rational number

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## rational number

*n.*

A number capable of being expressed as an integer or a quotient of integers, excluding zero as a denominator.

## rational number

*n*

(Mathematics) any real number of the form

*a*/*b*, where*a*and*b*are integers and*b*is not zero, as 7 or 7/3## ra′tional num′ber

*n.*

a number that can be expressed exactly by a ratio of two integers.

[1900–05]

## ra·tion·al number

(răsh′ə-nəl) A number that can be expressed as an integer or a quotient of integers. For example, 2, -5, and

^{1}/_{2}are rational numbers.ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonyms

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Noun | 1. | rational number - an integer or a fractionreal, real number - any rational or irrational number fraction - the quotient of two rational numbers |

Translations

**racionální číslo**

**rationaaliluku**

**nombre rationnel**

**racionalni broj**

**racionális szám**

**numero razionale**

**rationellt tal**

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