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**sureshrgp****Member**- Registered: 2006-06-07
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I want some puzzles in terminating decimals and probability with answer pls...

Advance thanks.:)

*Last edited by sureshrgp (2006-06-15 10:28:24)*

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**John E. Franklin****Member**- Registered: 2005-08-29
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Okay, what is the probability that if you take two repeating decimals, 1/3 and 1/30, and find their difference.

What is the probability that the difference will be a terminated decimal??

*Last edited by John E. Franklin (2006-06-15 15:17:19)*

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**sureshrgp****Member**- Registered: 2006-06-07
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Sorry, I am confused.. I need more explanation. Please...

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**MathsIsFun****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-01-21
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LOL, John!

Perhaps sureshrgp wants the two subjects separately, though

For probability puzzles, see here: http://www.mathsisfun.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=2985

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