How do you write 27/99 as a decimal?
A fraction written as a decimal is either terminating (has a fixed number of decimal places) or has a cycle of digits that repeat for ever. As we have 99 in the denominator I suspect that the decimal has an infinitely repeating set of digits.
The repeating part can be indicated by putting a bar over the appropriate digits. So I would chose to write this as:
We are dividing 99 into a number that is less (do NOT use the word 'smaller')
However I can do a sort of cheat. 27 is the same as
This idea can be repeated as many times as you wish as long as you apply the
Thus so far we have:
But the repeats give: