Math and Arithmetic
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What happens to a decimal number when you multiply it by 5 repeatedly?

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06/02/2009

It gets bigger. Quickly. Also, if it was an integer, then it will eventually end in a 5, followed by a bunch of 0's. There will be as many 0's as there were powers of 2 dividing the original number.