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terminating decimals

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terminating decimals Tue Jul 24, 2007 9:10 pm
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problem 107 in OG 11 DS for reference

does division by any even number mean the decimal must terminate?

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Tue Jul 24, 2007 9:42 pm
Depends on the Even Number and depends on the Numerator

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Wed Jul 25, 2007 6:56 am
No. For e.g, division by 6 will not terminate.

7/6 = 1.1666666...

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