Intermediate Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-13417-894-7
ISBN 13: 978-0-13417-894-3

Chapter 11 - Review Exercises - Page 870: 47



Work Step by Step

Write the decimal $0.\overline{6}$ as $0.6+0.06+0.006+...$ Thus, we have $S_{\infty}=\dfrac{a_1}{1-r}$ Here, $a_1=0.6,r=0.1$ Thus, $0.\overline{6}=\dfrac{0.6}{1-0.1}=\dfrac{2}{3}$
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