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Homework Help: math

Posted by dawn on Wednesday, June 25, 2008 at 8:27pm.

As you complete the table below, you will find that the key to this question lies with the prime factorization of the denominator.
2
9 = 0.2

Fraction Decimal Form Terminate? Prime factorization of the Denominator


1
2

1
3

1
4

1
5

1
6

1
7

1
8

1
9

1
8

1
7

1
9


1
10

1
11


1
12


State a general rule describing which fractions have decimal forms that terminate and which have decimal forms that repeat.

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