Posted by **Sammyjoo** on Thursday, November 29, 2012 at 7:17pm.

Rename each repeating decimal as a fractio in lowest terms. Use Let statement, an equation, a proper solution (using Properties of Equality).

1) 0.87

2) 0.5406

3) 0.048

4) 3.274

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**Reiny**, Thursday, November 29, 2012 at 8:10pm
2.

.5406 = 5406/10000

count the number of zeros in the denominator, and count the number of digits past the decimals, they are the same

5406/10000

= 2703/5000 ---- divided top and bottom by 2 to reduce , 2 being the HCF

do the others the same

careful in #3

3.

3.274 = 3274/1000 ---- again, notice the number of zeros on the bottom match the number of decimals in the original

= .....

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**Help**, Thursday, November 29, 2012 at 8:34pm
Sorry I repeated these question to you because I forgot to add there are repeating numbers or ellipsis.

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