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November 17th, 2016, 02:06 PM  #1 
Newbie Joined: Aug 2016 From: SantosSP / BRASIL Posts: 15 Thanks: 0  S.o.s
The rational number 23949 divided by 99990 has the decimal representation expressed in what appears a nonperiodic, plus a regular part: 0, 0023940239402394023940 ... This decimal representation, the first digit 2 occupies the third decimal place and the first digit 9 occupies the fifth decimal place. Watching these patterns of repetition, we conclude that the figure occupies the decimal 10 raised to the number 10 − 1 = 10000000000 − 1 is the digit? :furioso: 
November 17th, 2016, 02:14 PM  #2  
Math Team Joined: May 2013 From: The Astral plane Posts: 1,570 Thanks: 613 Math Focus: Wibbly wobbly timeywimey stuff.  Quote:
Hint: You know the pattern 23940 is repeated every five spaces after the first two 0's. So what is the largest integer n such that 2 + 5n < 10^(10)  1? Dan  
November 17th, 2016, 06:00 PM  #3 
Senior Member Joined: Jan 2014 From: The backwoods of Northern Ontario Posts: 370 Thanks: 68 
My computer calculator gives a different result: 0.2395139513951395... 