# Every rational number is a whole number. True or False give reason

Before we answer that the question that every rational number is a whole number. True or False give reason, lets quickly understand in short about rational numbers.

## What is a rational number?

A rational number is a number that can be expressed in the form of x/y, where y must not be 0. (x and y being integer)

With this logic lets see some examples

Example 1: The Number 5 can also be expressed as 5/1

Therefore, 5 is a rational number as well as a whole number as 5/1 =5

Example 2: Number 2.5 can be expressed as 5/2

So in this case 2.5 is a rational number because it can be expressed as 5/2 ( x/y). But it is not a whole number as it is in decimals.

Therefore, a rational number may or may not be a whole number but every whole number will be a rational number.

So the Answer to the question that Every rational number is a whole number is true or false is False.

## FAQ

False

True

### What is definition of Rational number?

rational number can be written in the form of p/q, where p and q can be any integers but ‘q’ cannot be zero.

### Every Decimal number is a Rational number?

True

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