Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0321726391
ISBN 13: 978-0-32172-639-1

Chapter R - Section R.3 - Decimals and Percents - Practice - Page R-21: 6



Work Step by Step

The decimal given is 0.239. There are three decimal places, so there are three zeros in the denominator (1000). Another way to think of this is that the decimal 0.239 goes to the thousandths place, so the number represents 239 thousandths, which can be written as $\frac{239}{1000}$.
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