# Write the Following Rational Numbers in P/Q Form 3.17 - Algebra

Write the following rational numbers in p/q form

3.17

#### Solution

Let x = 3.17  ...(1)

Multiplying both sides bt 100, we get

100x = 317.17   ....(2)

Substracting (1) from (2), we get

99x = 314

therefore x = 314/99

So, 3.17 = 314/99

Concept: Decimal Representation to Identify Irrational Numbers
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Balbharati Mathematics 1 Algebra 9th Standard Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 2 Real Numbers
Practice Set 2.1 | Q 3.3 | Page 21