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# RATIONAL NUMBERS [Solved!]

### My question

How is question 4 in the black box false on Practice - Fractional Exponents - MathBitsNotebook(A1 - CCSS Math)

when the first example in the notes on Rational and Irrational Numbers - MathBitsNotebook(A1 - CCSS Math)

### Relevant page

Rational and Irrational Numbers - MathBitsNotebook(A1 - CCSS Math)

### What I've done so far

1/2 is equal to .5.

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How is question 4 in the black box false on <a href="https://mathbitsnotebook.com/Algebra1/RatIrratNumbers/RATPractice.html">Practice - Fractional Exponents - MathBitsNotebook(A1 - CCSS Math)</a>

when the first example in the notes on <a href="https://mathbitsnotebook.com/Algebra1/RatIrratNumbers/RNRatIrrat.html">Rational and Irrational Numbers - MathBitsNotebook(A1 - CCSS Math)</a>
contradicts that?
Relevant page

<a href="https://mathbitsnotebook.com/Algebra1/RatIrratNumbers/RNRatIrrat.html">Rational and Irrational Numbers - MathBitsNotebook(A1 - CCSS Math)</a>

What I've done so far

1/2 is equal to .5.

## Re: RATIONAL NUMBERS

@Phinah: The key thing on that page is in the directions at the top:

'Remember, TRUE means "true under any and all conditions".'

Now, the irrational number sqrt(2) can be expressed as a decimal, true?

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@Phinah: The key thing on that page is in the directions at the top:

'Remember, TRUE means "true under any and all conditions".'

Now, the irrational number sqrt(2) can be expressed as a decimal, true?

## Re: RATIONAL NUMBERS

Yes as 1.414

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Yes as 1.414

## Re: RATIONAL NUMBERS

Well, strictly it would be 1.414..., indicating the decimal form does not repeat or terminate.

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Well, strictly it would be 1.414..., indicating the decimal form does not repeat or terminate.

## Re: RATIONAL NUMBERS

I must go with 1.414

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I must go with 1.414