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Old November 25th, 2012, 10:23 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by jhawkkw View Post
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......
10x-x=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?
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