1/34 to decimal=
Change to Fraction
x=.12361236
Changes to Fraction
x=.352171717
Please help
Thanks,
Steve
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1/34 to decimal=
Change to Fraction
x=.12361236
Changes to Fraction
x=.352171717
Please help
Thanks,
Steve
x = 0.352171717
This is a repeating decimal:
Take it apart
0.352 + 0.000171717 = 0.352171717
as e^(i*pi) showed in his post:
= 0.352171717
you can see that 352/1000 can be reduced
so add the fractions
need a common denominator
and that can be reduced:
divide numerator & denominator by 625 to get the fraction in lowest terms.
Spoiler:
The continued fraction algorithm is the method of choice for doing this type of conversions.
The above is not that algorithm.
Perhaps someone will explain/demonstrate the continued fraction algorithm for converting decimals to rationals.
if the digits are recurring indefinitely
x= 0.12361236...
10000x=1236.12361236...

x= 0.12361236...
9999x=1236
if the fraction doesnt repeat indefinitely
Hello, Steve!
I will assume those are repeating decimals.
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