Terminating Decimal

Definition of Terminating Decimal

  • A decimal that terminates is a terminating decimal.
     

Examples of Terminating Decimal

  • 0.75, 0.8, 1.25

       

Solved Example on Terminating Decimal

Which is a terminating decimal between and

Choices:

A.

B.

C. Both

D. None of the above

Correct Answer: A

Solution:

Step 1: The divisor in the fraction  is 11 and the dividend is 8. 

Step 2:               

Step 3: So, the quotient of  is a repeating decimal.

Step 4: The divisor of the fraction  is 8 and the dividend is 11.

Step 5:

             

Step 6: The quotient is a terminating decimal number.

Step 7: Among the two fractions, the quotient of  is a terminating decimal.

             

Related Terms for Terminating Decimal

  • Decimal
  • Division
  • Subtraction
  • Fraction
  • Quotient
  • Divisor
  • Dividend
  • Remainder

                   

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