# Results for: How_are_repeating_decimals_used_in_real_world_situations

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### What are 5 examples of non terminating repeating decimals?

terminating decimals repeating decimals

### What are the different kinds of decimal?

terminating decimals non terminating decimals repeating decimals non repeating decimals

### What is the definition for the word non-repeating decimals?

Non-repeating decimals is not a word but a phrase. Non-repeating decimals are irrational numbers.

### Are non-repeating decimals irrational numbers?

No because non-repeating decimals may be terminating. But suppose you consider terminating decimals as consisting of repeating 0s. That is, 1/8 = 0.125 = 0.12500.... Then all non-repeating decimals are irrational.

### What are signs for decimals?

terminating decimals and repeating decimals

### A repeating decimal is a real number?

Yes repeating decimals are real numbers. They can fall under the category of rational numbers under real numbers since their repeating decimal patterns allows them to be converted into a fraction. Nonreal numbers are imaginary numbers which are expressed with… Full Answer

### Is a rational number a repeating decimal?

All repeating decimals are rational numbers. Not all rational numbers are repeating decimals.

### Are terminating and repeating decimals irrational numbers?

Terminating and repeating decimals are rational numbers.

### What includes the integers and all terminating and repeating decimals in the real system?

The set of rational numbers (ℚ).

### How do you know when to put the bar on a repeating decimal?

The bar is only used for repeating decimals. If it is repeating, you can use it.

No.

### How are decimals used for everyday situations?

When you are shopping or rounding decimals to the nearest price!

### Is 8.56909 a rational or irrational decimal?

Any terminating decimal is rational. So are repeating (periodic) decimals.

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### What is the definition of non terminating repeating decimals?

Non terminating repeating decimals would be such as 0.3333333 where the 3 could continue on forever.

### Can all real numbers be represented as a decimal?

Yes, except that all irrational numbers will be non-terminating, non-repeating decimals.

### How do you add repeating decimals?

Convert the repeating decimals into fractions, and then add those. If you need it as a decimal, then you can just convert the product back into a decimal!:)

### Are repeating decimals rational or irrational numbers?

Repeating decimals are rational numbers if there is a pattern, like 0.22222222. If it is not a pattern, like 0.568964329, it is an irrational number.

### Is a repeating decimal rational?

yes, repeating decimals (those that have infinite - never ending - number of digits after the decimal point and these decimals show repeating pattern) are rational numbers, because they can be written as fractions.

### Is a repeating decimal sometimes a rational number?

Repeating decimals are always rational.

### Are repeating decimals rare?

Not particularly.

No.

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### Are decimals in a fraction always rational numbers?

There are are three types of decimals: terminating, repeating and non-terminating/non-repeating. The first two are rational, the third is not.

### Real world situations with integers?

You use integers in golf, temperature (not body temp. because those sometimes use decimals), football yardage, weight, globes, and maps.

### What is a non terminating decimal called?

Some non-terminating decimals are repeating decimals.

### What is the difference between non terminating decimals and repeating decimals?

You answered yourself in the question.

### Are reapeating decimals sometimes rational numbers?

Repeating decimals are ALWAYS rational numbers.

### Repeating decimals can be expressed exactly using?

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### That decimals that have repeating patterns always have the same numbers?

Yes, that's what "repeating" refers to.

### What is an example of a repeating decimal?

A repeating decimal is just a decimal that repeats. An example would be 6.575757... Repeating decimals are infinite.

### Is 0.16 repeating irrational?

No, no repeating decimal is irrational. All repeating decimals can be converted to fractions. They are, however, non-terminating.

Yes.

### How do you change non-terminating to repeating decimals?

You cannot. They are two different types of decimals.

### What are non-terminating and non-repeating decimals called?

They are called terminating decimals.

### is 2.91 an irrational number?

No. Anything that has a finite number of decimals (or repeating decimals) is a rational number.

### What kinds of decimals are rational numbers?

There are two kinds of decimals that are rational: terminating and repeating. Terminating decimals are simply decimals that end. For example, the numbers after the decimal point for 3.14, 5.5, and 424.827598273957 don't continue on forever; i.e. they terminate. Repeating… Full Answer

### When can we compare decimals in the real world?

Any time we compare decimals, except in out dreams/nightmares! We cannot leave the real world purely for the purpose of comparing decimals and return to the real word when we have done that!

### What are repeating and non-repeating decimals?

A repeating decimal is a decimal that, well, repeats itself! Like .33333333333333....... The threes never end, they just keep going. Non-reapeting are decimals like .5 or .3 or .57. They end! :)

### How are repeating decimals used?

If a non-zero rational number, in its simplest form, has a denominator with any factor other than 2 or 5, the ratio cannot be represented by a terminating decimal. So, repeating decimals are used to represent the vast majority of… Full Answer

### What is the definition of repeating decimals in mathematics?

Repeating decimals consist of a fixed string of digits which repeat infinitely in the decimal representation of a number. These may start anywhere after a finite number of digits.

### What causes the difference in terminating decimals and repeating decimals?

If a fraction is a rational number then if the denominator goes into the numerator or into the numerator multiplied by a power of 10, then you will have a terminating decimal. Otherwise it will be a repeating decimal.

### Why are repeating decimals changed to fractions?

There are times when working with fractions is more convenient than working with decimals.

### The quotient of two integers is always a rational number?

Yes. All numbers are rational numbers except repeating decimals like 1.3(repeating). * * * * * Repeating decimals are also rationals. However, the quotient is not defined if the second number is the integer zero!

### Why are repeating decimals rational numbers?

Because repeating decimals can be written as simple fractions. 0.22222 repeating = 2/9 The formal definition of a rational number is a number that can be in the form p/q where p and q are integers and q is not… Full Answer

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