The question goes like this,

*given a recurring decimal like the one below, can you determine a fraction that equals it:*Well, the trick is to recognise that you can make use of the commutative properties of algebraic manipulation as follows:

And then by equating the two equations we must concur that:

And therefore:

But of course, for those budding Mathematicians out there, you may have seen this as a simple Geometric Progression sum to infinity, and therefore the general formula follows directly for such a sum:

I'm taking for granted that all of you know what Geometric Progressions are, haha.

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