# Tricky Quotient Question

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.

Galileo
Homework Helper
1.262626... is not a whole number.

Are you familiar with the geometric series?
$$\sum_{n=0}^{\infty}x^n=\frac{1}{1-x}$$

Can you write 1.262626... as a geometric series?

honestrosewater
Gold Member
Galileo said:
1.262626... is not a whole number.

Are you familiar with the geometric series?
$$\sum_{n=0}^{\infty}x^n=\frac{1}{1-x}$$

Can you write 1.262626... as a geometric series?
I just have to say that is so cool. Eh, you would learn that in calculus, right?