Can integers be terminating decimals? Such as 1, 2, 3, ...

edit: srry if this is kinda off topic

 Aug 20, 2020
edited by Guest  Aug 20, 2020

It is not off-topic  wink


I would class an integer as a terminating decimal.    It certainly terminates.


I am not sure about the technicality of it. 

Are decimal numbers and base 10 numbers the same thing?  dec means 10 so I would think so.


I just found this definition online.

"A terminating decimal is usually defined as a decimal number that contains a finite number of digits after the decimal point."

Well, integers definitely do have a finite number of digits after the point, they have 0 digits after the point. So by this definition, an integer is a terminating decimal.

 Aug 21, 2020

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