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Find Friendly Fractions! (Posted on 2004-11-24) Difficulty: 2 of 5
Can you explain the relationship between 27 and 37 that produces 1/27=0.037037037... and 1/37=0.027027027...? (That is, each number forms the other number's repeating decimal.)

Can you provide other similar examples, possibly with more or fewer digits?

See The Solution Submitted by Old Original Oskar!    
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  Subject Author Date
re: ***************K Sengupta2008-04-29 11:24:04
some thoughtsK Sengupta2008-02-21 14:21:06
repeating fractionsThe riddler2006-01-07 20:47:18
re: 999999999999999Charlie2004-11-27 16:30:01
999999999999999sragen2004-11-27 06:14:14
SolutionExplanationMichael2004-11-24 22:29:03
re(2): more fun and a reasonCharlie2004-11-24 18:57:53
Solutionre: more fun and a reasonErik O.2004-11-24 16:07:25
Solutionmore fun and a reasonLarry2004-11-24 14:56:15
Cute...Erik O.2004-11-24 14:54:17
What you're getting at?Jer2004-11-24 14:40:25
Hints/TipsVery Slick, Oscarowl2004-11-24 14:23:50
Hints/Tipsmore examplesRandyOrton2004-11-24 13:15:02
more examplesRandyOrton2004-11-24 13:05:15
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