Q. 44.0( 314 Votes )

Express 0.99999 &

Answer :

Let x = 0.99999......... ......(i)

multiply both sides by 10

10x = 9.9999...... ....(2)

 subtract (1) from (2). 

9 x = 9

As x = 9/9 or x = 1.

Therefore, on converting 0.99999.... in the p/q form, we get the answer as1. .

The difference between 1 and 0.999999 is o.000001 which is negligible.


Hence, 0.999 is too much near to 1. Therefore, 1 as an answer can be justified

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