## How to Identify Terminating Decimals on the GMAT

*Posted on on December 23, 2013*

We know the basics of decimals and rational numbers.

- Decimals can be rational or irrational.

- Decimals which terminate and those which are non-terminating but repeating are rational. They can be written in the form a/b.

- Decimals which are non-terminating and non-repeating are irrational such as √2, √3 etc.