The number 3 is an irrational number if 3 canNOT be expressed as a ratio, as in irRATIOnal.
A quotient is the result you get when you divide one number by another number. For 3 to be an irrational number, the quotient of two integers canNOT equal 3.
In other words, for 3 to be an irrational number, 3 canNOT be expressed as a ratio where both the numerator and denominator are integers (whole numbers).
The number 3 can be expressed as 3/1 where 3 is the numerator and 1 is denominator.
Thus, the answer to the question "Is 3 an irrational number?" is NO.
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