# Write the Following Rational Number in P/Q Form 15.89 - Algebra

Write the following rational number in p/q form

15.89

#### Solution

Let x = 15.89    ...(1)

Multiplying both sides by 100 , we get

100x = 1589.89   ...(2)

Substracting (1) from (2), we get

99x = 1574

therefore x =  1574/99

So, 3.17 = 1574/99

Concept: Concept of Rational Numbers
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Balbharati Mathematics 1 Algebra 9th Standard Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 2 Real Numbers
Practice Set 2.1 | Q 3.4 | Page 21