What are Real Numbers? - Definition & Properties

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Which of the following is a real number?

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1. Which of the following is not a property of a real number?

2. Which classification describes the number -2.7

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet will gauge your understanding of the properties of real numbers. The quiz will also assess your comprehension of concepts like classification and complex equations.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to:

  • Identify a real number
  • Recognize properties of real numbers
  • Use the classification system to describe given numbers
  • Identify numbers which fit the given classification system

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of describing real numbers
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve real number practice problems
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as whole numbers and rational numbers
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about numbers that mathematicians use to solve complex equations

Additional Learning

To learn more about real numbers, review the following lesson entitled What are Real Numbers? - Definition & Properties. The lesson that covers the following objectives:

  • Define real numbers
  • Identify what is measurable
  • Understand value
  • Realize how real numbers can be manipulated
  • Recognize types of real numbers
  • Contrast and compare integers and irrational numbers
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