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if 0.9 \overline{7} is written as a common fraction a/b, what is the value of a - b?

Jul 26, 2022

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here is the decimal $$0.9 \overline{7}$$

This is written as $$9\frac{7}{9} \cdot \frac{1}{10}$$

which equals to $$\frac{44}{45}$$

$$44-45={\boxed{-1}}$$