# Rational-number

**noun**, Mathematics.

1.

a number that can be expressed exactly by a ratio of two integers.

**noun**

1.

any real number of the form a/b, where a and b are integers and b is not zero, as 7 or 7/3

rational number

A number that can be expressed as an integer or a quotient of integers. For example, 2, -5, and 1/2 are rational numbers.

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