## RATIONAL

### rational

#### Noun

- A rational number: a number that can be expressed as the quotient of two integers.
*The quotient of two***rationals**is again a**rational**.

- A rational being.

#### Adjective

- Capable of reasoning.
*Man is a***rational**creature.

- Logically sound; not contradictory or otherwise absurd.
- ''His statements were quite
**rational**.

- ''His statements were quite
- Healthy or balanced intellectually; exhibiting reasonableness.
*rational**conduct*

- Of a number, capable of being expressed as the ratio of two integers.
*<math>\tfrac{3}{4}</math> is a***rational**number, but √<span style = "text-decoration:overline">2</span> is an irrational number.

- Of an algebraic expression, capable of being expressed as the ratio of two polynomials.
- Expressing the type, structure, relations, and reactions of a compound; graphic; said of formulae.

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