## anonymous 2 years ago 0.57142857142 as a fraction

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2. anonymous

if you look at this number the repeatition of digits start after 2 now you have to move the decimal point exactly to the right of digit 2

3. anonymous

let x = 0.57142857142 multiply x by 1000000 we get 1000000x = 571428.571428 1000000x - x = 571428 999999x = 571428 x = 571428/999999

4. anonymous

The answer above can be simplified as $\frac{571428} {999999}=\frac 4 7$