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# 20 Examples of Rational Numbers

October 7, 2023
written by Rida Mirza

Rational numbers are written as fractions. These fractions have a top number (numerator) and a bottom number (denominator), and both of these numbers are whole numbers.

Rational numbers may be whole numbers, fractions, or even negative numbers.

In this article, we will discuss twenty examples of rational numbers in mathematics.

## Examples of Rational Numbers

These are 20 examples of rational numbers.

### 1: 1/2

Common example of a rational number is fraction 1/2. It represents the rational number .

### 2: -3/4

Negative fractions -3/4 are also rational numbers, they are expressed as the quotient of two integers.

### 3: 2

Whole numbers, such as 2, are considered rational numbers because they are expressed as 2/1.

### 4: -7

Negative integers -7 also be expressed as -7/1, making them rational.

### 5: 3/5

Fractional values 3/5 are rational numbers, the numerator and denominator are integers.

### 6: -2/9

Negative fractions -2/9 are rational numbers, following the definition of rational numbers.

### 7: 0

Zero is a rational number because it can expressed as 0/1.

### 8: 5/1,000

Small fractions 5/1,000 are rational numbers, representing parts of a whole.

### 9: -6.25

Decimal fractions -6.25 are rational numbers when expressed as -625/100.

### 10: 7/3

Improper fractions 7/3 are also rational numbers, where the numerator is greater than the denominator.

### 11: -9/2

Negative improper fractions -9/2, fall under the category of rational numbers.

### 12: 1.25

Decimal numbers 1.25 expressed as rational numbers when written as 5/4.

### 13: -0.333â€¦

Repeating decimals -0.333â€¦ expressed as rational numbers; for example, -1/3.

### 14: 1/1,000,000

Extremely small fractions 1/1,000,000 are still considered rational numbers.

### 15: -3.75

Mixed numbers -3.75 can be expressed as rational numbers; for example, -15/4.

### 16: 11/7

Rational numbers are also proper fractions, like 11/7.

### 17: -22/11

Negative fractions -22/11, are part of the rational number set.

### 18: 2.5

Mixed decimals 2.5 written as rational numbers, like 5/2.

### 19: -6/3

Simplified fractions -6/3, remain rational numbers.

### 20: 100/20

Even whole numbers expressed as fractions 100/20, are rational numbers.

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