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    1. Classify the given numbers as real and rational, real and irrational, or complex. Remember to simplify BEFORE you classify!

    a. (3)1/2 + 2i
    b. 3.14
    c. π
    d. (16)1/4 + 6
    e. (18)1/3
    f. 1/6
    g. 6i
    h. 3 - (-9)1/2

    Rational Number Irrational Number Complex Number

    2. a) Select any irrational number, and turn it into a rational number by using addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, or exponentiation.

    b) Select any imaginary number (of the form "a + bi" where a and b are non-zero real numbers), and turn it into a real number by using addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, or exponentiation.

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    1. Classify the given numbers as real and rational, real and irrational, or complex. Remember to simplify BEFORE you classify!

    a. (3)1/2 + 2i
    b. 3.14
    c. π
    d. (16)1/4 + 6
    e. (18)1/3
    f. 1/6
    g. 6i
    h. 3 - (-9)1/2
    1. (3)1/2 + 2i is complex since there is an imaginary "i" term
    2. 3.14 is rational (assuming that it terminates).
    3. Pi
    is irrational ...

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