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Unformatted text preview: n-th power of 10 ( n – a quantity of decimal places, in our case n = 4 ) is a denominator: If a decimal doesn’t contain an integer part, zero is put before a decimal point: Properties of decimals. 1. A decimal fraction isn’t changed, if to add some zeros to the right of it: 13.6 =13.6000. 2. A decimal fraction isn’t changed, if to reject zeros, located in the end: Math I - 11 - Feel free to pass this on to your friends, but please don’t post it online. Discuss UPCAT and other college entrance exam questions and answers at Academic-Clinic’s Facebook Page. We encourage you to answer the questions we post there and actively participate in the discussions on our wall. For UPCAT, ACET, DLSUCET and USTET tips, tricks, news and other college entrance exam information, visit the Academic-Clinic website. Tell your friends and classmates to come find and join us. The more, the merrier. Good luck! AcademicAcademic Academic-Clinic.com The achiever’s guide to academic life and beyond… W ebsite: http://academic-clinic.com Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/academic.clinic Twitter: http://twitter.com/acadclinic College entrance exam and science high school entrance test tips. Conquer UPCAT, ACET, USTET, DLSUCET, PSHS-NCE, and other entrance tests. 0.00123000 = 0.00123 Note: it’s prohibited to reject zeros, located not in the end of a decimal! 3. A decimal fraction will be increased by 10, 100, 1000 ,…times, if to transfer a decimal point to one, two, three, … places to the right: 3.675 ---> 367.5 (it increases by 100 times). 4. A decimal fraction will be decreased by 10, 100, 1000 ,…times, if to transfer a decimal point to one, two, three, … places to the left: 1536.78 ---> 1.53678 (it decreases by 1000 times) These properties permit quickly to multiply and to divide decimal fractions by 10, 100, 1000 and so on. Repeating decimal is a decimal in which a digit or a group of digits repeats endlessly in a pattern. This group of repeating digits is called a period of decimal and is written in brackets. For instance, E x a m p l e. If to divide 4...
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This note was uploaded on 07/21/2013 for the course UPCAT 2014 taught by Professor Otis during the Spring '13 term at University of the Philippines Diliman.

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