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  1. In mathematics, a rational number is a number which can be expressed as a ratio of two integers

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  2. rational numbers

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  3. Non-integer rational numbers (commonly called fractions) are usually written as the vulgar fraction \fracab, where b is not zero. a is called the numerator, and b the denominator

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  4. Each rational number can be written in infinitely many forms, such as \frac36 = \frac24 = \frac12, but it is said to be in simplest form when a and b have no common divisors except 1 (i.e., they are coprime)

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  5. Every non-zero rational number has exactly one simplest form of this type with a positive denominator

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