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					           Operations On Rational Numbers
Operations On Rational Numbers

In mathematics, we generally deal with four types of basic operations called as addition,
subtraction, multiplication, and division. We can easily perform these four kinds of operations
on different type of numbers.

We all know that algebra is an important branch of mathematics and in this we have to tackle
different type of numbers.

Rational numbers are among different types of numbers, and on Rational Numbers we can
easily perform all these different types of operations. Performing operations on rational
numbers is not a big task if you understand the concepts clearly.

Multiplications of rational numbers

Rational numbers are 'p / q' type, with one condition that here 'q' is not zero. We perform basic
operations like addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division on the Rational Numbers.

All the operation on the rational numbers are quiet same as the operations we have performed
on the normal numbers. All the operations are very much similar.
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Addition of Rational Numbers

Rational number is represented by Q. Q is any real number which can be expressed in the
form of x/y, provided that y is not equal to zero and x and y are integers. Addition of Rational
Numbers play a very important role in various mathematical calculations.

Steps for addition of rational numbers:

1. Write the rational numbers and check whether the

Subtraction of Rational Numbers

Subtraction of Rational Numbers plays a very important role in various mathematical
calculations, here are some steps for subtracting two or more rational numbers:

For subtraction we need to check whether the denominator of the given numbers are same or
not If both the rational numbers have same denominators then.

Division of Rational Numbers

Rational Number is any real number which can be represented in the form of x/y if y is not
equal to zero and x, y are integers.

It is very necessary to understand all the operations that can be performed on Rational
Numbers such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. The division of Rational
Numbers is a bit complex operation and we need.

The tricky part of working with zero is when you try and divide something by zero. Dividing by
other numbers is easy, for instance if I divide 6 by 2, I know the answer is 3. There are ‘3’ lots
of ‘2’ in the number 6. What about if I have this division:

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The tricky part of working with zero is when you try and divide something by zero. Dividing by
other numbers is easy, for instance if I divide 6 by 2, I know the answer is 3. There are ‘3’ lots
of ‘2’ in the number 6. What about if I have this division:

This division is asking us, “How many zeroes are there in one?” Are there ten? Well, ten lots
of zero is still zero, which doesn’t make up one. Perhaps there are one hundred? Well, one
hundred lots of zero is still zero, which doesn’t make up one. What about one thousand?
One million?

You can keep on going until you get bored (you’re probably bored already). So you can fit an
unlimited quantity of zeroes into the number 1. This makes it tempting for people to say
something like, “There are infinity zeroes in one,” or, “There are infinite zeroes in one,” but this
is wrong. Infinity isn’t really a number.

When you divide a number by zero, you’re asking, “how many zeroes can I fit in that number.”
From what we’ve just done, we know that there isn’t any specific number of zeroes that fit into
1, or 3 or 10 or whatever. So what we do is say that the answer to this problem is undefined.
This means that there is no answer that makes sense.




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