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Book edition Common Core Edition
Author(s) Ron Larson, Laurie Boswell, Timothy D. Kanold, Lee Stiff
Pages 183 pages
ISBN 9780547587776

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Short Answer

Write 0.475¯ as a fraction. Describe the steps you take to write the fraction.

The fraction number of 0.475¯ is 475999.

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Step by Step Solution

Step 1. Given information

The decimal number is 0.475¯.

Step 2. Calculation 

Let x=0.475¯

x=0.475475475 …… (1)

Clearly, 4 is the only digit which is repeating in equation (1)

Multiply equation (1) by 1000 on both sides,

1000x=475.475475..... …… (2)

Subtract equation (1) from equation (2),



Thus, the fraction number that can be formed is 475999.

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