Posted by **cain** on Sunday, January 29, 2012 at 10:08pm.

which value is the closest to 1/9.24/25

a. 0

b. 0.5

c. 1

d. 21/20

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**Reiny**, Sunday, January 29, 2012 at 10:17pm
It is indeed "intense" if I can't figure out what you mean.

http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&site=&q=1%2F9.24%2F25+&btnK=Google+Search&oq=&aq=&aqi=&aql=&gs_sm=&gs_upl=

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**cain**, Sunday, January 29, 2012 at 10:26pm
well my computer don't have the symbol i need. let my put it in words then one ninth times 24 over 25

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**Ms. Sue**, Sunday, January 29, 2012 at 10:31pm
(1/9) * (24/25) = 24/225 = 0.10666

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**cain**, Sunday, January 29, 2012 at 10:37pm
thank you sue

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**Ms. Sue**, Sunday, January 29, 2012 at 10:44pm
You're welcome. Your question was clear when you put it into words.

Please note the way we write such a problem on the computer.

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**Damon**, Sunday, January 29, 2012 at 11:03pm
Notice that you do not really need to do any calculating. I suspect that this is an exercise in estimation.

24/25 is just about one

so the answer is about 1/9

which is close to 1/10

so we are really talking about something around 0.1

which is a lot closer to zero than it is to the other choices.

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