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Types of Rational Numbers Rational Numbers: ­ a number that can be written in fractional form a where a and b are integers and b=0 b a ­ means a ÷ b. b Integers: ­ set of whole numbers and their opposites a * remember every integer can be written as * 1 Whole Numbers: ­ set of natural numbers and 0 Natural or Counting Numbers: ­ set of numbers starting with 1 and counting up by ones Types of Rational Numbers Rational Number (fraction) in Decimal Form: ­ divide the numerator (a) by the denominator (b) Types of Decimals: ­ Terminating: digits "stop" or have a remainder of zero when dividing ­ Repeating: digits or group of digits repeat without end