rational number - a number that can be expressed as the quotient or fraction p/q of two integers

A rational number is such that when you multiply it by 7/3 and subtract 3/2 from the product, you ge

A rational number is such that when you multiply it by 7/3 and subtract 3/2 from the product, you get 92. What is the number?
Let the rational number be x. We're given:
7x/3 - 3/2 = 92
Using a common denominator of 3*2 = 6, we rewrite this as:
14x/6 - 9/6 = 92
(14x - 9)/6 = 92
Cross multiply:
14x - 9 = 92 * 6
14x - 9 = 552
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Prove sqrt(2) is irrational

Use proof by contradiction. Assume sqrt(2) is rational.
This means that sqrt(2) = p/q for some integers p and q, with q <>0.
We assume p and q are in lowest terms.
Square both side and we get:
2 = p^2/q^2
p^2 = 2q^2
This means p^2 must be an even number which means p is also even since the square of an odd number is odd.
So we have p = 2k for some integer k. From this, it follows that:
2q^2 = p^2 = (2k)^2 = 4k^2
2q^2 = 4k^2
q^2 = 2k^2
q^2 is also even, therefore q must be even.
So both p and q are even.
This contradicts are assumption that p and q were in lowest terms.
So sqrt(2) [B]cannot be rational.
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