Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0321785045
ISBN 13: 978-0-32178-504-6

Chapter 1 - Section 1.4 - Properties of Real Numbers and Algebraic Expressions - Exercise Set - Page 39: 17


$7.4 = 7.40$

Work Step by Step

These two values are the same because the final digit of the 7.40 is a zero, used as a placeholder for the hundredth's place while containing no numerical value. The final zero is unnecessary in the decimal's simplest form.
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