Darrell
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Re: change repeating decimal to a ratio of two integers
Posted:
Aug 25, 2007 11:54 PM


"actuarynrt" <actuarynrt@yahoo.com> wrote in message news:24055980.1188068934818.JavaMail.jakarta@nitrogen.mathforum.org... > Please help. > > I'm stuck on a problem and it's driving me crazy. How do I change > 2.5656... to a ratio of two integers? I can do it for .123123... and > 0.1999... but not 2.5656... > > Please help!
See: http://aah.ryanusa.com/node30.html at the bottom. Don't let the whole number part through you. Think of the problem as:
2 + .5656...
Convert to an improper fraction when done.
 Darrell

