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terminating decimal

noun

Definition of TERMINATING DECIMAL

:  a decimal which can be expressed in a finite number of figures or for which all figures to the right of some place are zero — compare repeating decimal

First Known Use of TERMINATING DECIMAL

circa 1909

Other Mathematics and Statistics Terms

abscissa, denominator, divisor, equilateral, exponent, hypotenuse, logarithm, oblique, radii, rhomb

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