Repeating & Terminating Decimals
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ACTIVITY: Repeating and Terminating Decimals repeating.xls

--> Question: Can every fraction be written as a decimal?
  1. Open repeating.xls in a spreadsheet application (such as Excel).
  2. In Cell B8, enter =1/9 as in the image below:

  3. Complete the spreadsheet by filling in the rest of the cells as in the example.
  4. Can you tell ahead of time whether a fraction will repeat or terminate? Explain.





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