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8-106.

Casey wants to know the fractional equivalent of 0.36363636 …. She lets the number equal N, then multiplies both sides of the equation by 10. When she subtracts, the terms do not cancel. Why? What should she multiply by so that the terms cancel? What is the fractional equivalent of the decimal? Homework Help ✎

Multiply N by 100, then subtract N.

$100N=36.363636...$