# Repeating Decimals

Taught by MrA
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Lesson Summary:

In this lesson on repeating decimals, viewers learn how to convert a repeating decimal into a fraction. The process involves setting the repeating decimal equal to x and then multiplying it by 10 to the power of the number of repeating digits. After subtracting x from the product, you can solve for x, which will be in the form of a fraction. The lesson includes examples such as 0.3 repeating and 0.9 repeating, and the transcript demonstrates how to convert a six-digit repeating decimal into a fraction. However, the method only works for decimals that have a repeating pattern of the same digits.

Lesson Description:

An explanation of how to change a repeating decimal to a fraction without a calculator. Three different examples are included.

• How do you change a repeating decimal into a fraction?
• What is .428571 repeating as a fraction?
• Does .9 repeating equal 1?
• #### Staff Review

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If you have ever wondered how to change a repeating decimal into a fraction, this is the video you want to watch. Explained clearly and slowly, with every step laid out nicely, but without any resources.
• #### 2012184

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VERY GOOD!!! It explained a lot! thanks!
• #### ib19

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sup mr.A
• #### iceking6

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this was good.. i dont have to listen to my teacher anymore haha~!