**Maryland Education Standards**. A rational number is a number that can be made into a fraction. Decimals that repeat or terminate are rational because they can be changed into fractions. An irrational number is a number that cannot be made into a fraction. Decimals that do not repeat or end are irrational numbers. Pi is an irrational number. Read More...

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Rational and Irrational Numbers

MD.6.0. Knowledge of Number Relationships and Computation/Arithmetic: Students will describe, represent, or apply numbers or their relationships or will estimate or compute using mental strategies, paper/pencil, or technology.

6.A.1. Knowledge of Number and Place Value: Apply knowledge of rational numbers and place value.

6.A.1.c. Determine equivalent forms of rational numbers expressed as fractions, decimal, percents, and ratios (Assessment limit: Use positive rational numbers (0 - 100)).

6.A.1.d. Compare, order, and describe rational numbers with or without relational symbols (<, >, =) (Assessment limit: Use no more than 4 fractions with denominators that are factors of 300 that are less than 101 (0-100), decimals with no more than 4 decimal places (0-100), percents (0-100) or integers (-100 to 100)).

6.C.1. Number Computation: Analyze number relations and compute.

6.C.1.d. Calculate powers of integers and square roots of perfect square whole numbers (Assessment limit: Use exponents of no more than 3 for integers (-10 to 20) or square roots of perfect square whole numbers (0 - 100)).

6.C.3. Number Computation: Analyze ratios, proportions, or percents.

6.C.3.a. Determine equivalent ratios (Assessment limit: Use denominators as factors of 300 but less than 101 and whole numbers (0-100)).

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