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# Can an irrational number be expressed as a terminating decimal?

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### Which is not a terminating decimal?

An irrational number is not a terminating decimal and it also can't be expressed as a fraction.

### What is a number that cannot be expressed as a repeating or terminating decimal?

An irrational number.

### What are some examples of terminating decimals?

Any number that can be expressed as a fraction can also be expressed as a terminating decimal and a non terminating decimal can't be expressed as a fraction and so therefore it is an irrational number.

### What are some examples terminating decimals?

Any number that can be expressed as a fraction can also be expressed as a terminating decimal and a non terminating decimal can't be expressed as a fraction and so therefore it is an irrational number.

### What is a decimal called when it is not a repeating or terminating number?

Any decimal that can't be expressed as a fraction is an irrational number

Irrational.

### Is a terminating decimal irrational?

An irrational number is a number that has no definite end and a terminating number is a number that has a definite end. So this means that a decimal that is terminating cannot be irrational.

### What are the characteristic of irrational?

An irrational number cannot be expressed as a ratio of two integers. The decimal representation of an irrational number is a non-terminating and non-recurring.

### Is 1.41421356 a rational or irrational number?

It is a rational number because it is a terminating decimal which can also be expressed as a fraction.

### Is 1.35 irrational or rational?

1.35 is a rational number that can also be expressed as a fraction.

### Why cant irrational number be presented as a decimal?

All irrational numbers are non-terminating decimals that can't be expressed as fractions

### decimal expansion of irrational number is non terminating and?

The decimal expansion of an irrational number is non terminating and non recurring​