Can someone tell what the simplest way is of finding out what the decimal expansion is of a rational number?

-Jason

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- Jan 13th 2009, 12:24 AMJason BourneDecimal expansion of a rational
Can someone tell what the simplest way is of finding out what the decimal expansion is of a rational number?

-Jason - Jan 13th 2009, 01:21 AMProve It
- Jan 13th 2009, 02:30 AMHallsofIvy
Yep! Divide. Continuing, of course, until you are sure what the "repeating section" is.