Q: Is every rational number a repeating decimal?

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Yes- every terminating or repeating decimal number is rational.

Yes, it may be a repeating decimal, such as 1/3 = 0.33333.... or 1/11 = 0.090909.... or something longer such as 1/7 = 0.142857142857142857.... where the '142857' is the repeating part. But every rational number (eg. fraction) can be mapped to a corresponding decimal equivalent.

Every two-decimal place number is rational.

-- Every whole number that's less than 5 is a rational number less than 5. -- Every terminating decimal that's less than 5, and some that don't terminate, is a rational number less than 5. -- Every number less than 5 that you can completely write with digits is a rational number less than 5.

Yes, A rational number is any number that can be expressed as a fraction whose numerator and denominator are both integers. (For example, 7/3 is a rational number, but pi/3 is not.) Thus, any terminating decimal number is a rational number. Recurring decimals and integers are also rational numbers as they can all be expressed as fractions.

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Any rational number is either a repeating decimal, or a terminating decimal.

That is the definition of a rational number.

Yes- every terminating or repeating decimal number is rational.

Every rational number can be expressed as a fraction

Yes- every terminating or repeating decimal number is rational.

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No, a rational number, expressed as decimal, is either a terminating decimal, such as 1/4 = 0.25, or a repeating decimal, such as 1/7 = 0.142857 142857 142857 ...

All real numbers have a decimal representation. Rational numbers have decimal representations that terminate or repeat infinitely. Irrational numbers have decimal representations that are non-terminating and non-repeating.

Yes, it may be a repeating decimal, such as 1/3 = 0.33333.... or 1/11 = 0.090909.... or something longer such as 1/7 = 0.142857142857142857.... where the '142857' is the repeating part. But every rational number (eg. fraction) can be mapped to a corresponding decimal equivalent.

For a number to be rational you need to be able to write it as a fraction. To answer your question, it must repeat as a decimal or else terminate which can be thought of as repeating zeroes. Further, every repeating decimal can be written as a fraction and you can find the fraction by using the formula for the sum of an infinite geometric series.

No. Every rational number is not a whole number but every whole number is a rational number. Rational numbers include integers, natural or counting numbers, repeating and terminating decimals and fractions, and whole numbers.

Yes. Every irrational number has a non-terminating, non-repeating decimal representation.