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From: Loyd <loydlin@aol.com> To: Teacher2Teacher Public Discussion Date: 2002090420:15:12 Subject: Re: Converting repeating decimals to fractions On 2002090420:55:30, Carly wrote: > >How do you conver 1.36363636363636... to a fraction? > Let x =1.36363636363636... 100x = 136.363636363636... Subtract x form 100 x Be sure to line up decimals. 100x = 136.363636363636... x = 1.36363636363636...  99x = 135 (divide both sides by 99) x = 135/99 = 1 4/11 You can use a calculator to verify that 4/11 = .36363636363636...
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