## If k/mn, where k, m and n are positive integers, is a fracti

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### If k/mn, where k, m and n are positive integers, is a fracti

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[GMAT math practice question]

If k/mn, where k, m and n are positive integers, is a fraction in its lowest terms, is k/mn a terminating decimal?

1) 1/m is a terminating decimal
2) 1/n is a terminating decimal Math Revolution

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