Give the sum p+q where p/q is the reduced fraction represented by the repeating decimal 1.36

Choices

a. 13

b. 19

c. 26

d. 28

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- Jul 10th 2007, 06:45 PMccdalampreduced fraction
Give the sum p+q where p/q is the reduced fraction represented by the repeating decimal 1.36

Choices

a. 13

b. 19

c. 26

d. 28

:confused: - Jul 10th 2007, 07:08 PMThePerfectHacker
Hint: 1.363636... = 1+36/99

- Jul 10th 2007, 07:47 PMSoroban
Hello, ccdalamp!

Quote:

Give the sum where is the reduced fraction

represented by the repeating decimal

Choices: .

Let

Multiply 100: .

. Subtract

And we have:.

Therefore: .