Definition of

Terminating Decimal

Terminating Decimal
A decimal number that has digits that do not go on forever.


0.25 (it has two decimal digits)
3.0375 (it has four decimal digits)

In contrast a Recurring Decimal has digits that go on forever
Example: 1/3 = 0.333... (the 3 repeats forever) is a Recurring Decimal, not a Terminating Decimal
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