Q: Is 0.5 a terminating decimal

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

Decimals can be "terminating" "recurring" or "other." A terminating decimal is one which is finite. Recurring and other decimals continue on forever. For instance 0.5 is a terminating decimal. 0.729 is a terminating decimal. 0.3333333... is not a terminating decimal. pi (3.1415926535....) is not a terminating decimal.

Terminating.

A non-terminating decimal.

A terminating decimal is a decimal that ends. A repeating decimal is a decimal that goes on and on.

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

0.875 is a terminating decimal and as a fraction it is 7/8

Decimals can be "terminating" "recurring" or "other." A terminating decimal is one which is finite. Recurring and other decimals continue on forever. For instance 0.5 is a terminating decimal. 0.729 is a terminating decimal. 0.3333333... is not a terminating decimal. pi (3.1415926535....) is not a terminating decimal.

Terminating?

It is terminating - after two decimal digits.

As shown, a terminating decimal.

0.667 is a terminating decimal.

It is a terminating decimal.

Terminating.

Terminating.

It is terminating - after three decimal digits.

A non-terminating decimal.