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Q: What do you call a decimal that never stops?

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A non-terminating decimal.

If it stops there then it is a terminating decimal.

As written, yes. If it keeps on going, no.

Because it stops after a total of four digits!

No, the sum of a repeating decimal and a terminating decimal is never a terminating decimal.

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A non-terminating decimal.

The decimal that never stops is called recurring decimal. For example - 1/3 = 0.3333... and goes on. Such decimals are written with a dot or bar on top of the numbers which are repeating.

A non-terminating decimal.

Terminating decimal

It is a terminating decimal.

terminating

It is a terminating decimal.

It stops there.

A terminating decimal representation.

That's a terminating decimal.

Terminating means stops. If it stops, it's a terminating decimal. If it keeps on going, it's repeating or recurring.

If it stops there then it is a terminating decimal.