   Chapter 9.4, Problem 23ES ### Discrete Mathematics With Applicat...

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Section ### Discrete Mathematics With Applicat...

5th Edition
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ISBN: 9781337694193
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# Is 56,556655566655556666…(where the strings of 5’s and 6’s become longer in each repetition) rational or irrational?

To determine

The given decimal form 56.556655566655556666........... (where each string of

Five and six become longer in each repetition) is in rational or irrational form.

Explanation

Given information:

The given decimal form is 56.556655566655556666............

Calculation:

The given decimal form is 56.556655566655556666............

It is known that when a number in decimal from is repeating then it is a rational number.

And when a number in decimal form is terminated then also it is a rational number

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