**Is 59 an Irrational Number?**

The number 59 is an irrational number if 59 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 59 to be an irrational number, the quotient of two integers canNOT equal 59.

In other words, for 59 to be an irrational number, 59 canNOT be expressed as a ratio where both the numerator and denominator are integers (whole numbers).

The number 59 can be expressed as 59/1 where 59 is the numerator and 1 is denominator.

Thus, the answer to the question "Is 59 an irrational number?" is NO.