. Grade 8, Illustrative icon
Task

Converting Decimal Representations of Rational Numbers to Fraction Representations

Illustrative MathematicsVaries

Standard 8.NS.1 requires students to 'convert a decimal expansion which repeats eventually into a rational number.' Despite this choice of wording, the numbers in this task are rational numbers regardless of choice of representation. Sometimes people define a rational number based on how it can be represented; here is a typical definition.

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