Rational Exponents: Rules & Definition?

Answer Algebra students often have difficulty simplifying exponents (powers) and radicals (roots). Homework problems become even more challenging with rational exponents, which are powers that look like f... Read More »

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What is rational adaptation?

Rational adaptation is the ability of a person's cognitive system to react in a rational way to outside stimuli. The study of rational adaptation monitors predicted behaviors and analyzes alternat... Read More »

What does it mean for a number to be rational?

A rational number is any number that can be expressed by a simple fraction. Four, for example, is written as 4/1; 0.75 is 3/4. Numbers that can't be turned into simple fractions are irrational. Wit... Read More »

What can you do if the mother of your daughter hates you for no rational reason and makes visitations impossible?

Answer See a lawyer and start the process of getting your visitation rights sorted. Often the parents try counseling to come to an amicable arrangement which then legally gets written up and if tha... Read More »

Is 0 a rational number?

Yes. A rational number is any number that can be expressed as a whole number, fraction or mixed number. Zero can be expressed as "0" or "zero," or as a fraction such as 0/2. Pi is an example of an ... Read More »