**Title:** Calm and Erratic!

**Description:**
During this lesson, students will learn why numbers are rational or irrational. Rational numbers are numbers that can be written in the form a/b. Irrational numbers cannot be expressed in the form a/b, where a and b are integers.

**Standard(s): **

[MA2013] AL1 (9-12) 3: Explain why the sum or product of two rational numbers is rational; that the sum of a rational number and an irrational number is irrational; and that the product of a nonzero rational number and an irrational number is irrational. [N-RN3]