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Yash Gupta from MAYOOR SCHOOL, asked a question
Subject: Math , asked on 4/4/12

Is 22/7 is rational or irrational????

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Shridhar Kaushik , Meritnation Expert added an answer, on 5/4/12

Those numbers which can be written in the form are called Rational Numbers.

Since is of the form  , that's why it is a rational number. Also the decimal 

representation of is non-terminating but repeating (because after decimal the number 

142857 will repeat every time). So, is a rational number.

 

But is not rational because because is not exactly equal to . So, is irrational.

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Pankaj Jahagirdar From De Paul School, added an answer, on 4/4/12
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It is rational number . But pie is irrational number. Actually pie is not equal to 22/7. But it is approximately equal to the 22/7.

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Kbr M , added an answer, on 4/4/12

22/7 is a rartional no. because its decimal expansion is 3.142857142857...... , which is non terminating but recurring.

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Nitesh Yadav From Jvm Hseb Schoolsiraha, added an answer, on 4/4/12
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22/7 is irrational number.

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Abhay From Hariram Gattani Memorial Jay Bharat English Medium School, added an answer, on 4/4/12
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22/7 is a rational no. because it is writeen in the form of p/q where p and q are integers and q not equal to 0

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