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: 43

Answer

$0.82=\frac{41}{50}$

Work Step by Step

Multiply $\frac{100}{100}$, which is equal to 1, by the decimal to turn the decimal into a fraction. After we do this, divide by 2/2 to reduce the fraction. $=0.82(\frac{100}{100}) \\= \frac{82}{100} \\=\frac{41}{50}$
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