Posted by makeeda on Tuesday, January 12, 2010 at 6:13pm.
i don't get this problem
what is the fractional equivalent of 0.078?
A)78/100
b)39/500
c)39/250
d)none of these

math  Ms. Sue, Tuesday, January 12, 2010 at 6:23pm
0.078 = seventyeight thousandths
78/1000 = 39/500

math  makeeda, Tuesday, January 12, 2010 at 6:30pm
HOW YOU GET 39/500 PLEASE EXPLAIN

math  Ms. Sue, Tuesday, January 12, 2010 at 7:11pm
I reduced the fraction 78/1000 to its lowest terms. I divided both the numerator and denominator by 2.
However, I'm not sure that's the answer your instructor wants. Please check with him/her.
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