Q. 54.3( 253 Votes )

What can the maximum number of digits be in the repeating block of digits in the decimal expansion of 1/17? Perform the division to check your answer

Answer :

1/17 = 0.0͞5͞8͞8͞2͞3͞5͞2͞9͞4͞1͞1͞7͞6͞4͞7

There are 16 digits in the repeating numbers of the decimal expansion of 1/17.


Division check:




After 0.0588235294117647 digits will start repeating itself.

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