# Problem with fractions

• September 9th 2007, 07:02 AM
Coach
Problem with fractions
My book has the following exercise

What must be true of the integers a, and /or b, is $\frac {a}{b}$ terminates when expressed in decimal form (assume that $\frac{a}{b}$ is in its lowest terms)?

Thank you!
• September 9th 2007, 08:52 AM
CaptainBlack
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Originally Posted by Coach
My book has the following exercise

What must be true of the integers a, and /or b, is $\frac {a}{b}$ terminates when expressed in decimal form (assume that $\frac{a}{b}$ is in its lowest terms)?