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Originally Posted by jhawkkw
Following the same set if steps, you would end up with 9x =2. Thus x =2\9, which is indeed what. 2222222..... is equal to.

Tell me if I'm wrong here:
x=.22222222......
10x= 2.22222222......
10xx=9x 2.22222222......2222222222= 2
2=9x
divide each side by 9
2/9=x
x=.2222222222222
back to where we started
ah, I think I get it...
.99999999.....would be the only number equal to 1?