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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?

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re: 999999999999999 | Comment 11 of 14 |
(In reply to 999999999999999 by sragen)

An example using 999999999999999 is

1/344096559=0.000000002906161000000002906161000000002906161000000002906161...

and 1/2906161=0.000000344096559000000344096559000000344096559000000344096559...

as 999999999999999 factors into 3, 3, 3, 31, 37, 41, 271 and 2906161


  Posted by Charlie on 2004-11-27 16:30:01
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