# Rational Numbers and Rational Expressions

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**Definition: A rational number is a number that can be expressed as the quotient or fraction \(\dfrac{p}{q}\) of two integers with numerator \(p\) and a non-zero denominator \(q\)**

- Provide examples of rational numbers that are not in fraction form.
- Provide non-examples of rational numbers (numbers that are not rational).
- How are rational expressions different than rational numbers?