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Irrational Numbers Worksheets

What are Irrational Numbers? Any number that can eb expressed as fraction like p/q for any integer p and q is called an irrational number. Irrational number have decimal expansions that nor become periodic or get terminated. Every number that is transcendental is an irrational number. Another way of defining it is that irrational number cannot be expressed as ratio of two whole numbers. This is supposed to rational numbers like one-fifth, 2, 7, and -13/9, which are and can be expressed as the ration two whole numbers. When it is expressed as a decimal, a rational number go on forever after placing a decimal point and never gets repeated. There is not any standard notation for irrational numbers but the notations R/Q where the bar, backslash or the minus sign indicates the set of rational number complement. One of the most famous rational number is Root of 2 which is often called the Pythagoras theorem. It is said that the Pythagorean philosopher used the geometric method for demonstrating root 2 irrationality and notifying the comrades about it. The funky numbers that make you look twice. These sheets will help you better understand what you are up against.