# What is a positive rational number?

A number that can be represented as a fraction. Such as -4 is the same as -4/1.

### How can a rational number be positive?

A rational number is simply a number that can be expressed as a fraction, with integer numerator and denominator. Such a number can be positive, negative, or zero. A rational number is simply a number that can be expressed as a fraction, with integer numerator and denominator. Such a number can be positive, negative, or zero. A rational number is simply a number that can be expressed as a fraction, with integer numerator and denominator…

### Is there a smallest positive rational number?

1/infinity? * * * * * Nice idea but unfortunately that is not a rational number, which is defined as the ration of two integers, x/y where y > 0. Since infinity is not an integer, the suggested ratio is not a rational number. The correct answer is that there is no such number. If any number laid claim to being the smallest positive rational, then half of that number would have a better claim…

### Is the number 88 a rational number?

Yes, the number 88 is rational. A "rational number" is any number that can be expressed as a ratio of integers. That is A/B where A and B are integers, and not zero. Rational numbers include all positive and negative integers and all positive and negative fractions (and mixed numbers when expressed as a fraction).