Non-terminating Decimal - Definition and Examples


A non-terminating decimal is a decimal that has an infinite amount of digits after the decimal point.

This can happen for a couple of reasons.

1. The number is an irrational number such as the number pi that is equal to 3.1415926535897.......

2. The number has a repeating digit such as the number 0.5555555555.... or the number 6.3232323232...

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