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 April 28th, 2019, 11:42 PM #1 Member   Joined: Feb 2018 From: Iran Posts: 52 Thanks: 3 Repeating decimal If a.bc = 32/15 find a+b+c? P.s(c is a repeating decimal like a.bccccc.....)
 April 28th, 2019, 11:58 PM #2 Senior Member     Joined: Sep 2015 From: USA Posts: 2,529 Thanks: 1389 are you saying you are unable to perform long division?
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 Originally Posted by romsek are you saying you are unable to perform long division?
Can you please show me the way?

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 April 29th, 2019, 01:45 AM #4 Global Moderator   Joined: Dec 2006 Posts: 20,921 Thanks: 2203 32/15 = 32/(5 × 3) = (32/5)/3 = 6.4/3 = 2.133333333..., or you can do 32/15 = (30 - 3 + 5)/15 = 30/15 - 3/15 + 5/15 = 2 - 0.2 + 0.33333333... = 2.13333333... Long division is described here. Thanks from Elize

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