# Thread: write as a fraction help

1. ## write as a fraction help

.10714258

the underline part means it is repeating

anyone????

2. Originally Posted by lucifer_x
.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.

3. thanks a bunch