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May 17th, 2010, 08:36 PM  #1 
Newbie Joined: May 2010 Posts: 7 Thanks: 0  HELP PLEASE
Hey All! Can someone please help me in doing this question? a) find the repetend for the fraction 1/103 b) find the five largest fractions amongst n/103 for n = 1,2,3.....,102 whose repetends have the cyclic order as the repetend for 1/103. c)find three fractions amongst n/103 for n = 1,2,3,....,102 whose repetends do not have the same cyclic order. d) represent the three different repetends in part c as A,B,C. Determine which of these repetends each of the fractions n/103 has for n = 1,2,3,....,10 and 93,94,95...,102. what pattern do you notice? 
May 18th, 2010, 04:25 PM  #2 
Global Moderator Joined: Dec 2006 Posts: 20,262 Thanks: 1958 
(a) 0097087378640776699029126213592233 (b) 102/103, 100/103, 95/102, 94/102, 93/102 (c) 1/103, 2/103, 4/103 (d) A,B,A,C,C,B,C,A,A,A and A,A,A,C,B,C,C,A,B,A (order reversed) 
May 18th, 2010, 07:47 PM  #3  
Math Team Joined: Dec 2006 From: Lexington, MA Posts: 3,267 Thanks: 407  Re: HELP PLEASE Hello, Mariner! Quote:
Carefully divide 1 by 103. We find a decimal with a 34digit repeating cycle. [color=beige]. . [/color] Quote:
Read along the cycle and pick out the five largest 6digit (or 9digit) decimals. [color=beige]. . [/color] Multiply each by 103: [color=beige]. . [/color] Quote:
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Not sure what they're asking . . .  
May 19th, 2010, 11:23 PM  #4 
Newbie Joined: May 2010 Posts: 7 Thanks: 0  Re: HELP PLEASE
Thank you very much! 
May 19th, 2010, 11:24 PM  #5 
Newbie Joined: May 2010 Posts: 7 Thanks: 0  Re: Please Help!
Thanks skipjack!


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