change $\displaystyle \frac{3}{11}$

into a decimal without a calculator. Method please.

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- Jan 7th 2010, 09:12 AMMukilab[SOLVED] Complex Frac to Decimal no Calculator
change $\displaystyle \frac{3}{11}$

into a decimal without a calculator. Method please. - Jan 7th 2010, 09:53 AMMukilab
Solved. Someone taught me a method

do 3:11

11 goes into 3 no times.

Add a 0 to 3

11 goes into 30 two times. Put a two somewhere.

2 times 11 is 22.

30 minus 22 is 8 (add a zero) so 80.

11 goes into 80 7 times. Answer is 0.27 recurring.

Never got taught this.