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Q: What is the differencce between a terminating and a repeating decimal?

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

repeating decimal

The latter which would be an irrational number that cannot be expressed as a fraction.

No.

It could either be a terminating decimal or the decimal representation of an irrational number.

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

It is terminating - after two decimal digits.

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

It is a terminating decimal.

Terminating.

Terminating.

A terminating decimal is a decimal that ends like 3.5 or 7.819. A non terminating or Repeating decimal is a decimal that does not end. Instead is goes on forever like 1/3 which is .3 repeating. Pi is another exaple of a non terminating decimal.

As shown, a terminating decimal.

0.667 is a terminating decimal.

Terminating

0.3125 is a terminating decimal.

A terminating decimal is a rational number. A non-terminating, repeating decimal is a rational number. A non-terminating, non-repeating decimal is an irrational number.

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