math
posted by makeeda .
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

0.078 = seventyeight thousandths
78/1000 = 39/500 
HOW YOU GET 39/500 PLEASE EXPLAIN

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.