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# Maths homework

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Whats         .   .      in fraction

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MaxWong  May 17, 2016
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What is  .308 as a fraction?       308/1000     =      77/250

ElectricPavlov  May 17, 2016
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No,

the notation means 0.308080808080808080808080808........ (It doesn't end)

MaxWong  May 17, 2016
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308/999 then

ElectricPavlov  May 17, 2016
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It's only the 08 that is repeated, not the 3.

Alan  May 17, 2016
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Let x = 0.308080808.....

10x = 3.08080808....

1000x = 308.080808.....

1000x - 10x = 308.080808... - 3.080808...

990x = 305

x = 305/990 = 61/198

Alan  May 17, 2016
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Sorry ...missed that point....was looking at original post and suqsequent post at the same time and saw .308.......

Thanx !

ElectricPavlov  May 17, 2016

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