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October 25, 2014

Posted by **Anonymous** on Friday, October 9, 2009 at 7:29pm.

Your selfterminating decimal fractions are: 2/5, 1/25, and 7/8

So how would I form a conjecture of the terminating decimals?

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**MathMate**, Friday, October 9, 2009 at 7:33pmTry to factorize the denominators of all those examples and see if you can come up with a conjecture.

Also, have you done rational and irrational numbers?

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**MathMate**, Friday, October 9, 2009 at 7:45pmMore examples of other self-terminating decimals for your conjecture:

1/16 = 0.0625

4/250 = 0.016

3/8 = 0.375

17/50 = 0.34

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**Anonymous**, Friday, October 9, 2009 at 8:13pmYes, I figured out the rational and irrational numbers. I din't know what conjectures were or how they related.

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**MathMate**, Friday, October 9, 2009 at 8:19pmFactorize the

*denominators*, examine the factors and see if you would discover something.

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