Prove: For every rational number x and every irrational number y, x + y is...

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2022-06-24

Prove: For every rational number x and every irrational number y, x + y is irrational.

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2022-06-25Added 20 answers

Towards a contradiction suppose that x + y is rational. Then since x is rational, x + y x = y is rational, a contradiction.

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