# real number

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## re·al number

(rē′əl, rēl)
n.
A number that is either rational or the limit of a sequence of rational numbers.

## real number

n
(Mathematics) a number expressible as a limit of rational numbers. See number1

## re′al num′ber

(ˈri əl, ril)

n.
a rational number or the limit of a sequence of rational numbers.
[1905–10]

## re·al number

(rē′əl)
A number that is rational or irrational and not imaginary. The numbers 2, -12.5, 3/7 , and pi are all real numbers.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
 Noun 1 real number - any rational or irrational numberrealdot product, inner product, scalar product - a real number (a scalar) that is the product of two vectorscomplex number, complex quantity, imaginary, imaginary number - (mathematics) a number of the form a+bi where a and b are real numbers and i is the square root of -1rational, rational number - an integer or a fractionirrational, irrational number - a real number that cannot be expressed as a rational number
Translations
reálné číslo
reelle Zahl
reaaliluku
nombre réel
realni broj
valós szám
reëel getal
liczba rzeczywista
reellt tal

## real number

n (Maths) →
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Chiasson, a professor of electrical and computer engineering, uses the fact that all values in this interval are real numbers and that any real number can be represented as a binary expansion in base 1/2 and thus mapped onto an infinite number of fair coin tosses.
ALMOST 93,000 people have been confirmed killed in the Syrian conflict, but the real number is likely to be far higher, the UN says.
As for BBPSO and other similar improved optimization, particle's velocity and position are not directly associated any longer, which makes BBPSO fail to inherit the advantages of real number PSO, and this strategy may cause low efficiency and premature convergence of the optimization in dealing with binary discrete optimization problems .
These assessments are rejected by Arslan Selmani who says that the real number of Albanians in Macedonia at the coming census should not be less than 30 percent.
Let 1 [less than or equal to] k [less than or equal to] 9, then for any real number x > 1, we have the asymptotic formula

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