Thinking Mathematically (6th Edition)

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Chapter 5 - Number Theory and the Real Number System - 5.4 The Irrational Numbers - Concept and Vocabulary Check: 1

Answer

The decimal representations of irrational numbers are neither $\underline{\text{repeating}}$ nor $\underline{\text{terminating}}$.

Work Step by Step

The decimal representations of irrational numbers are neither $\underline{\text{repeating}}$ nor $\underline{\text{terminating}}$. This makes sense as non-repeating decimals cannot be expressed as a fraction of 2 integers.
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