What is 1.2 divided by 0.078?

1 Answer
Mar 21, 2016

Answer:

#1.2/0.078 = 200/13 = 15.bar(384615)#

Explanation:

#1.2/0.078 = (1000xx1.2)/(1000xx0.078) = 1200/78 = 600/39 = (color(red)(cancel(color(black)(3)))xx200)/(color(red)(cancel(color(black)(3)))xx13) = 200/13#

To calculate this as a recurring decimal expansion, use long division:

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Keep dividing until the remainder repeats to find:

#200/13 = 15.bar(384615)#