Rational quantity

(Alg.) one that can be expressed without the use of a radical sign, or in exact parts of unity; - opposed to irrational or radical quantity.

See also: Rational

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Presently, boundedly rational quantity oligopoly game has been studied widely, and a player can choose his expectation rule from three different expectations: naive, bounded rational, and adaptive [2, 3].
The only realizable transformation ratios of finite element equal delay transmission line transformers are ratio values possessing square roots that equate to a rational quantity. Since it was established that the current exiting the output of a normalized network is [square root] N and that this current is the sum of only rational magnitude currents, it is essential to show that the sum of any rational numbers will only yield another rational number.