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

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**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, January 12, 2010 at 6:23pm
0.078 = seventy-eight thousandths

78/1000 = 39/500

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

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**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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