what is .65 2/3 in fraction form?

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what is .65 2/3 in fraction form?

Postby confused » Mon Mar 02, 2009 3:56 pm

what is .65 2/3 in fraction form?

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Postby stapel_eliz » Tue Mar 03, 2009 1:15 pm

By ".65 2/3", do you mean "65 2/3%" ("sixty-five and two-thirds percent") or "0.65666666..."?

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Re: what is .65 2/3 in fraction form?

Postby confused » Wed Mar 04, 2009 11:31 pm

its .65666666...

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Re: what is .65 2/3 in fraction form?

Postby DAiv » Thu Mar 05, 2009 2:04 am

confused wrote:its .65666666...

We can break up the number into two parts:



and in fraction form, those parts become:





Now, we need to get rid of the , so we multiply both fractions by , which will keep their denominators (bottom numbers) the same:







And as a check, we can divide 197 by 300 on a calculator to get:



... which is what we started with (with the last digit rounded up). :D


By ".65 2/3", do you mean "65 2/3%" ("sixty-five and two-thirds percent") or "0.65666666..."?

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