Definition of

# Terminating Decimal

A decimal number that has digits that end.

Examples:

0.25 (it has two decimal digits)

3.0375 (it has four decimal digits)

In contrast a

Example: 1/3 = 0.333... (the 3 repeats forever) is a Recurring Decimal, not a Terminating Decimal

Examples:

0.25 (it has two decimal digits)

3.0375 (it has four decimal digits)

In contrast a

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

See: Recurring Decimal

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