Thinking Mathematically (6th Edition)

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Chapter 5 - Number Theory and the Real Number System - 5.3 The Rational Numbers - Exercise Set 5.3: 45

Answer

$0.725=\frac{29}{40}$

Work Step by Step

Multiply $\frac{1000}{1000}$, which is equal to 1, by the decimal to turn the decimal into a fraction. Divide by 25/25 to reduce the expression. $=0.725(\frac{1000}{1000}) \\= \frac{725}{1000} \\=\frac{29}{40}$
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