after how many decimals places will the decimal expansion of the rational number 14587/250 terminate

Asked by hrishpatil21304 | 22nd Jun, 2019, 07:10: AM

Expert Answer:

14587 over 250 equals fraction numerator 14587 over denominator 5 cubed cross times 2 end fraction
denominator is of the form 5n×2m
Highest power out of 5 and 2 = 3
so after 3 decimal places it will stop

Answered by Arun | 22nd Jun, 2019, 09:32: AM