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    Question write as a fraction help

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    the underline part means it is repeating

    anyone????
    Last edited by lucifer_x; January 4th 2009 at 07:46 PM.
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    Quote Originally Posted by lucifer_x View Post
    .10714258

    the underline part means it is repeating

    anyone????
    S = 0.10 714258 714258 714258 ....

    Therefore:

    100S = 10.714258 714258 714258 .... (1)

    100000000S = 10714258.714258 714258 .... (2)

    (2) - (1): 100000000S - 100S = 10 714258

    Solve for S as a fraction and that's the answer.
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    thanks a bunch
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