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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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0.078 = seventy-eight thousandths

78/1000 = 39/500

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HOW YOU GET 39/500 PLEASE EXPLAIN

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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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