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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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