ERIC Number: EJ191178
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Publication Date: 1978
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When Does a Fraction Yield a Terminating Decimal?
Billstein, Rick; Lott, Johnny W.
Calculators/Computers Magazine, v2 n1 p15-19 Jan 1978, Jan78
The authors present a teaching module designed to allow students to convert fractions to decimals using any four function calculator, do the prime factorization of the denominator with the calculator, and find patterns formed by the denominators of the fractions that are terminating decimals. (MN)
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