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asked 2015-05-11 14:19:57 -0500

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How do you find the decimal equal to 7950734897590/87?

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kcrisman gravatar imagekcrisman ( 2015-05-11 14:27:33 -0500 )edit

Do you mean the infinite repeating decimal, with its full repeat, or just an approximation up to a certain point?

kcrisman gravatar imagekcrisman ( 2015-05-11 14:27:54 -0500 )edit

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answered 2015-05-12 01:37:29 -0500

Use N to get numeric values with arbitrary precision. Pari/GP can be used to convert from scientific to decimal.

sage: N(7950734897590/87, prec=200)
9.1387757443563218390804597701149425287356321839080459770115e10
sage: gp(N(7950734897590/87, prec=200))
91387757443.563218390804597701149425287
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