Q: Is 1 over 5 a terminating decimal?

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Four over five is .8 as a terminating decimal.

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)

1/5 written as a decimal is 0.2

1/2/5 = (1/2)/5 = 1/10 = 0.1

That depends how the decimal is defined. If you have a fraction, and convert it to a decimal:* If the fraction, in simplest terms, only has the prime factors 2 and 5 in its denominator, the corresponding decimal number is terminating. This is related to the fact that 2 and 5 are the factors of 10 (the base of our decimal system). For example, a denominator of 2, 4, 5, 8, 10, 16, 32, 125, 625, 20, etc., will be terminating.* If there is any other prime factor in the denominator, the corresponding decimal number will repeat periodically. This is the case with denominators such as 3, 6, 7, 9, 11, 12, 13, etc.

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Four over five is .8 as a terminating decimal.

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Yes.

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)

0.5556

13/22 cannot be expressed as a terminating decimal because the divisor has a factor other that 2 or 5.

5/8 A decimal that does not repeat.

It is a non-terminating decimal. It would be properly written as 0.23456 with a bar over the 5 and 6 ONLY.

Just divide 5 by 8.

Yes because 3/6 = 1/2 = 0.5

When the fraction is in its simplest or reduced form, if the denominator has any factor other than 1, 2 or 5, it will not be possible to express the fraction as a terminating decimal.

decimal for 1 over 5 = 0.21/5:= 1 ÷ 5= 0.2 in decimal