# Rational numbers

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Rational numbers can be expressed in the form p/q where p and q are integers and q is not equal to zero. In this chapter we will look at some properties of rational numbers.

You know what natural or counting numbers are, you know what whole numbers are, you even know what integers are. Do you want to learn what 'rational numbers' are? There is a clue in the name 'ratio'nal itself. Lets' jump in and learn more about this new type of numbers.