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Topic: Terminating Deciamal Expansion
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Charles Hottel

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Terminating Deciamal Expansion
Posted: Jan 18, 2013 10:44 PM
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I would appreciate some hints on solving this problem:

Show that any rational number p/q, for which the prime factorization of q
consists entirely od 2s and 5s, has a terminating decimal expansion.
Thanks.





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