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Tricky Quotient Question

  1. Apr 1, 2005 #1
    i am being asked to express 1.262626... as a quotient of two whole numbers. would the answer to this be a simple 1.262626.../1000000?
    I know im doing something wrong, but im not sure what.
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  3. Apr 1, 2005 #2


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    1.262626... is not a whole number.

    Are you familiar with the geometric series?

    Can you write 1.262626... as a geometric series?
  4. Apr 1, 2005 #3


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    I just have to say that is so cool. Eh, you would learn that in calculus, right?
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