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10-15.

Change each number below from a decimal to an equivalent fraction. For help with repeating decimals, review the Math Notes box from Lesson 9.2.4.

1. $0.72$

How is this decimal described in words?

How do you write this as a fraction?

Reduce the fraction.

$\frac{18}{25}$

1. $0 . \overline { 72 }$

By what multiple does the decimal repeat?

Multiply the decimal by its multiple $(100)$ and subtract one set of $0.72$.

Simplify.

$\frac{8}{11}$

1. 0.175

See part (a).

1. $0 . \overline { 175 }$

See part (b).