# SOLUTION: Write this decimal number as a fraction or mixed number: Page 271 Number 15: 0.83 (with a bar over the 3) thanks, and please show how it is done by working it out.

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 Question 110932This question is from textbook Pre Algebra : Write this decimal number as a fraction or mixed number: Page 271 Number 15: 0.83 (with a bar over the 3) thanks, and please show how it is done by working it out.This question is from textbook Pre Algebra Answer by scott8148(6628)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!x=0.833333... _______ you multiply the value by 10^n; where n is the number of repeating digits multiplying by 10 gives 10x=8.33333... subtracting the two values gives 9x=7.5 (all the 3333...'s are subtracted out) so x=7.5/9 or 15/18 or 5/6