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Rationalizing Decimals (Posted on 2007-09-26) Difficulty: 3 of 5
Consider the rational number which in decimal form is .12345345345345...
It begins with two non-repeating digits followed by a block of 3 digits which repeats.

For the generalized repeating decimal .[a][b][b][b][b]...
Where [a] has n digits and [b] has m digits.

Find a general way to transform it into a rational number of the form p/r.

See The Solution Submitted by Jer    
Rating: 3.0000 (2 votes)

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  Subject Author Date
re: A little mistakeK Sengupta2007-09-28 07:28:07
A little mistakeChesca Ciprian2007-09-27 15:50:43
Some ThoughtsAnswerK Sengupta2007-09-27 06:04:11
SolutionShortOld Original Oskar!2007-09-26 13:26:51
SolutionSolutionBractals2007-09-26 12:52:24
re: How about the numerator?Charlie2007-09-26 12:11:15
QuestionHow about the numerator?Jer2007-09-26 11:05:27
SolutionsolutionCharlie2007-09-26 10:37:45
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