# What is #1 8/9# as a decimal?

##### 1 Answer

#### Explanation:

When we have a denominator in a fraction, which in its smallest form and has as its factors prime numbers other than **you can not write the fraction as a termiinating decimal** .

In such cases, we get repeating decimals. This is also true in this case as

Dividing

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Hence

and

which wecan also write as