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From: Loyd <Loydlin@aol.com> To: Teacher2Teacher Public Discussion Date: 2003110221:20:41 Subject: Re: Converting Repeating Decimals Let x=.58333 repeating 100x = 58.33 repeating subtract and get: 99x=57.75g Multiply by 100 to get rid of decimals: 9900x=5775 x= 5775/9900 after dividing numerator and denonanator by 75 one finds that the fraction = 77/132 So, the original answer is 1 77/132
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