Q. 24.1( 34 Votes )

Explain with an e

Answer :

The rational numbers can be expressed in the form of fraction i.e. numerator by denominator.


The irrational numbers doesn’t have a terminating decimal number, so they can never be expressed in the form of fraction i.e. numerator by denominator.


For example:


i)


The number 4.43 can be expressed in the form of fraction i.e. numerator by denominator. So it is a rational number.


ii) √5 = 2.236067977…


This number doesn’t have a terminating decimal number, so they can never be expressed in the form of fraction i.e. numerator by denominator.


So it is an irrational number.


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