RATL 2 | Lesson 1 | Watch (Rational Numbers and Rational Expressions)

1) Watch the following video that defines rational numbers:


Provide some other examples of rational numbers that are not in fraction form. Provide some non-examples of rational numbers.

2) In your own words define a rational number.

3) Compare your definition of a rational number to this definition of a rational expression:

A rational expression is the ratio of two polynomials where the denominator is not zero.

4) How are rational expressions different than rational numbers?

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