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Exam-Style Questions on Recurring Decimals

Problems on Recurring Decimals adapted from questions set in previous exams.


GCSE Higher

(a) Use algebra to show that the recurring decimal \(0.\dot2 \dot4\) can be written as \( \frac{8}{33}\).

(b) Find the fraction, in its lowest terms, equal to the recurring decimal \(0.5 \dot2 \dot4\).

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