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Question from Rebecca, a student:

What is the definition of positive rationals/positive rational numbers?

Hi Rebecca.

We have a glossary of mathematical terms that you might find a useful bookmark. It is here:

(That's the R page, where we talk about rational numbers.)

Positive rationals are rational numbers larger than zero. For example, a positive integer over another positive integer or a negative integer over another negative integer is always a positive rational number.

Stephen La Rocque.>

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