**ABOUT:**

**Definition: **A rational number is a number that can be written in the form p/q, where p and q are integers and q ≠ 0.

All numbers, including whole numbers, integers, fractions and decimal numbers, can be written in the numerator-denominator form..

The denominator of a rational number can never be zero.

*Rational Numbers includes the following numbers.*

- Positive and negative fractions
- Integers
- Positive and negative terminating and non-terminating repeating decimal numbers.

**Demonstration:**

The fraction **a/b** indicates division.

For example, the fraction **a/b ** means *5 **/7*. The bar () is the fraction symbol. In mathematics the bar symbol, that is, the preferred over the slash representation, that is, **5/7.**.