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2-26.

Which of the following fractions are repeating decimals and which are terminating? Show how you made your decisions. Homework Help ✎

Repeating Decimal: A decimal with numbers that follow a repeating pattern.
Terminating Decimal: A decimal that has a fixed number of number values.

Try using standard long division or a calculator if necessary to examine the nature of the decimal values.

1. $\frac { 2 } { 15 }$

$\frac{2}{15}=0.1\overline{3}$

Repeating

2. $\frac { 11 } { 20 }$

$\frac{11}{20}=0.55$

Terminating

Based on these answers, see if you can determine whether parts (c) and (d) are repeating or terminating decimals.

3. $\frac { 17 } { 40 }$

4. $\frac { 1 } { 12 }$