Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321825535
ISBN 13: 978-0-32182-553-7

Chapter 4 - Decimals - 4.6 Fractions and Decimals - 4.6 Exercises: 67

Answer

The box with $0.008$ inch diameter is the green box.

Work Step by Step

In order to find out which box has a $\frac{1}{125}$ inch diameter, we need to convert the fraction to a decimal. We do this by dividing $1$ by $125$: $~~~~~~~0.008$ $125\overline{)1.000}$ $~~~~~~~~\underline{1~000}$ $~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~0$ We see from the graphic that the box with $0.008$ inch diameter is the green box.
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