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Topic: Can a fraction have none noneending and nonerepeating decimal representation?
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 Virgil Posts: 8,833 Registered: 1/6/11
Re: Can a fraction have none noneending and nonerepeating decimal representation?
Posted: Jul 31, 2013 9:58 PM

jonas.thornvall@gmail.com wrote:

> Honestly i think Julio just expressed that what is a fraction in one base,
> not necessarily is terminated and nonerepeating in another base. A bit
> further up.

Being a rational is quite independent of the base used.

A number is rational if and only if it can be expressed as the quotient
of two integers. The base in which those integers are expressed is
irrelevant.

It is still true expressing those integers in roman numerals.
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