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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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re(2): more fun and a reason | Comment 8 of 14 |
(In reply to re: more fun and a reason by Erik O.)

Like 1/2997 = .000333667000333667...
and 1/333667 = .000002997000002997...


  Posted by Charlie on 2004-11-24 18:57:53
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