kanusha wrote:

Hi all

Even its very simple to all but,I just want to know how can we find the rational numbers between two given natural numbers?

Example Find 5 rational numbers between 1 and 2 ?

I have seen that we need to add 1 + 2 /2 + 3/2 is one rational number....

But what about the other rational numbers?

I have seen the answers as [5][/4] , 11/8 ,13/8,7/4..

Can anyone say how to solve this?

Rational numbers are those that can be written in the form a/b such as 3/2, 7/100, 87/3 etc. All natural numbers are also rational numbers since 2 = 2/1, 8 = 8/1 etc

When you need to write rational numbers between any two numbers, do this:

Between 1 and 2:

1 = 2/2

2 = 4/2

Number between them is 3/2

1 = 5/5

2 = 10/5

Numbers between them are 6/5, 7/5, 8/5, 9/5

1 = 10/10

2 = 20/10

Numbers between them are: 11/10, 12/10, 13/10....19/10

...

etc

So you have infinite rational numbers between any two given numbers.

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