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 Question 616908: is 2.86 a rational numberFound 3 solutions by stanbon, ewatrrr, EdwinParker:Answer by stanbon(57359)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!is 2.86 a rational number --- Yes, because it can be written as a RATIO of two integers: 2.86 = 286/100 =================== Cheerd, Stan H. ================= Answer by ewatrrr(10682)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! ``` Hi, is 2.86 a rational number A rational number is Any number that can be made by dividing one integer by another. 2.86 = 286/100 ||| YES, it is a rational number ```Answer by EdwinParker(16)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!```A RATIOnal number is the RATIO of two integers. 2.86 means which means which is the RATIO of two integers 286 and 100. [And yes, although irrelevant, it reduces to which is also the RATIO of two integers.] A RATIOnal number is the RATIO of two integers, therefore 2.86 is a RATIOnal number. Edwin```