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College Algebra (6th Edition)

6th Edition

ISBN: 9780321916600

Chapter P

Problem 1RE

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To determine

Whether the statement “"Every real number is a rational number”" is true or false.

Answer

**Solution:**

The statement is __False__.

Explanation

A real number consist all the rational and irrational numbers. It may be represented in the form of a positive, negative or decimal number.

A rational number is a number which can be expressed in the form of

But, irrational numbers are the numbers which is non-terminating in nature.

Hence, the statement is false.

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