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8-104.
  1. You may know that 0.33333… is equal to . Here is a short proof to help justify the fact. Let N = 0.333333…. Homework Help ✎

    1. What does 10N equal?

    2. Fill in the blanks: 10N = ____
      N
      = ____

    3. What expression do you get by subtracting the two equations above?

    4. Solve for N, leaving your answer in fraction form. Do not forget to reduce.

3.333...

9N = 3