Just divide 5 by 8.
A negative fraction need not be a terminating decimal. For example, -2/3 = -0.66... (repeating).
It is a repeating decimal.
0.875 is a terminating decimal and as a fraction it is 7/8
If the decimal is terminating or repeating then it can be written as a fraction. Decimal representations which are non-terminating and non-repeating cannot be expressed as a fraction.
As written, it's terminating.
The latter which would be an irrational number that cannot be expressed as a fraction.
Any rational number is either a repeating decimal, or a terminating decimal.
No, the sum of a repeating decimal and a terminating decimal is never a terminating decimal.
It is terminating - after two decimal digits.
It is a recurring decimal. You only get a terminating decimal if, in the lowest form, the denominaor of the fraction is a factor of 10 or a power of 10. That is to say, only if the denominator is of the form 2m5n where m and n are non-negative integers.
To sum this answer up you half to turn the fraction into a decimal and if it ends that is terminating but if it keeps going it is called a repeating decimal EXAMPLES Terminating- 5/10=.5 Repeating- 1/3=.3333 (bar notation over the 3)
A terminating decimal is a decimal that ends. A repeating decimal is a decimal that goes on and on.